adjective pro·ce·dur·al \prə-ˈsē-jə-rəl, -ˈsēj-rəl\

Definition of PROCEDURAL

:  of or relating to procedure; especially :  of or relating to the procedure used by courts or other bodies administering substantive law
pro·ce·dur·al·ly adverb

First Known Use of PROCEDURAL


Other Legal Terms

actionable, alienable, carceral, chattel, complicity, decedent, larceny, malfeasance, modus operandi



Definition of PROCEDURAL

:  a realist crime novel with a specific focus <a courtroom procedural>; especially :  police procedural

First Known Use of PROCEDURAL


Other Literature Terms

apophasis, bathos, bildungsroman, bowdlerize, caesura, coda, doggerel, euphemism, poesy, prosody


adjective pro·ce·dur·al \prə-ˈsēj-(ə-)rəl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PROCEDURAL

:  relating to or comprising memory or knowledge concerned with how to manipulate symbols, concepts, and rules to accomplish a task or solve a problem—compare declarative


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