Examples of proceeding in a Sentence
The secretary kept a record of the proceedings at the meeting.
She started the proceedings with a brief welcoming speech.
The proceedings of the conference will be published.
Recent Examples of proceeding from the Web
The judges, known as ALJs, conduct courtlike proceedings on disputes between federal agencies and clients, such as Social Security recipients who think they are entitled to greater benefits.
An eviction proceeding is ongoing, according to the statement.
In 2013, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleaded not guilty in the Boston Marathon bombing in a seven-minute proceeding that marked his first appearance in public since his capture in mid-April 2013.
If families are reunited in the U.S., they will be released and go through immigration proceedings outside of detention, which could take several months or years.
If Okoumou had not already been naturalized, the current federal proceedings for her act of civil disobedience would have transformed into a referendum on her legal residency in this country.
With Marco Silva now firmly installed in Everton’s managerial hot seat and Marcel Brands overseeing proceedings as the new director of football at Goodison Park, a focussed and ambitious transfer campaign is expected to take place on Merseyside.
Winslow, 34, remained impassive during the court proceeding and has been held in custody since his recent arrest.
But the immunity is not indefinite — the constitutional provision says only that lawmakers cannot be subject to civil proceedings while the Legislature is in session, or for 15 days before the beginning of a legislative session.
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PROCEEDING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of proceeding for English Language Learners
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.
legal Definition of proceeding
- a collateral proceeding on a motion to have the judge in a pending trial disqualified
- sought to avoid the effect of the judgment in a collateral proceeding after denial of a direct appeal
- special proceedings created exclusively by statute where a special procedure is appropriate and warranted
- —Sosebee v. County Line Sch. Dist., 897 S.W.2d 556 (1995)
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