proceeding

4 ENTRIES FOUND:

pro·ceed·ing

noun \-ˈsē-diŋ\

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
:  legal action <a divorce proceeding>
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:  procedure
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plural :  events, happenings
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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.

First Known Use of PROCEEDING

15th century

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