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proceeding

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noun pro·ceed·ing \-ˈsē-diŋ\

Simple Definition of proceeding

  • law : the process of appearing before a court of law so a decision can be made about an argument or claim : a legal action

  • proceedings : things that are said or done at a meeting, conference, ceremony, etc.

  • : an official record of the things said or done at a meeting, conference, etc.

Full Definition of proceeding

  1. 1 :  legal action <a divorce proceeding>

  2. 2 :  procedure

  3. 3 plural :  events, happenings

  4. 4 :  transaction

  5. 5 plural :  an official record of things said or done

Examples of proceeding

  1. The secretary kept a record of the proceedings at the meeting.

  2. She started the proceedings with a brief welcoming speech.

  3. The proceedings of the conference will be published.



15th Century

First Known Use of proceeding

15th century



PROCEEDINGS Defined for Kids

proceedings

noun plural pro·ceed·ings \prō-ˈsē-diŋz\

Definition of proceedings

  1. :  things that are said or done <The secretary kept a record of the proceedings.>





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