procès-verbal

noun
pro·​cès-ver·​bal | \prō-ˌsā-vər-ˈbäl, -(ˌ)ver-\
plural procès-verbaux\prō-​ˌsā-​vər-​ˈbō, -​(ˌ)ver-​ \

Definition of procès-verbal 

: an official written record

First Known Use of procès-verbal

1635, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for procès-verbal

French, literally, verbal trial

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procès verbal

noun
pro·​cès ver·​bal | \prō-ˌsā-vər-ˈbäl, -ˌver-\
plural procès verbals\-​ˈbälz \

Legal Definition of procès verbal 

in the civil law of Louisiana : an official written record of a proceeding (as a judicial sale of property)

History and Etymology for procès-verbal

French, literally, verbal trial

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