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 group cleaves to improvisation, allowing its deeply interactive attack to direct its proceedings even when employing loose structural devices, moving easily between raucous, abrasive free jazz and cool, harnessed sound sculpture.
Though a Republican, Flood represented President Bill Clinton during his 1998 impeachment proceedings, the Post reported.
Though a Republican, Flood worked for president Bill Clinton during his 1998 impeachment proceedings.
Though a Republican, Flood worked for President Bill Clinton during his 1998 impeachment proceedings.
After going behind, Bournemouth began to get a foothold in proceedings again.
Ezra’s order enjoins Uresti and his wife from dividing their assets in their divorce proceeding.
His sentencing proceeding is scheduled for April 3 at 9 a.m. before Judge Catherine C. Blake, according to court records.
His lawyers are asking the immigration court to cancel his deportation proceedings.
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First Known Use of proceeding
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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