summary proceeding


summary proceeding

noun

Definition of SUMMARY PROCEEDING

:  a civil or criminal proceeding conducted without formalities (as pleadings) for the speedy disposition of a matter

First Known Use of SUMMARY PROCEEDING

1643

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: summat
Previous Word in the Dictionary: summary procedure
All Words Near: summary proceeding

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up summary proceeding? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).