procès-verbal

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