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
From there, Congress would then decide whether to begin impeachment proceedings against the president, said two of the sources.
The cleanup can proceed now that property ownership questions were resolved following foreclosure proceedings against the former owner, Louisville Industrial Park, Hubbard said.
Cornyn declined to say how Congress would react to a Mueller firing or whether that might trigger impeachment proceedings against Trump.
After the 2015 story in The New York Times, the Navy launched probes not only into what the SEALs allegedly did in Afghanistan but also the process Smith used to sidestep court-martial proceedings against them.
Pep Guardiola's team were dominating proceedings against the league's second-place team and took control of the game with two goals in the space of five minutes.
As a matter of record, the Rajneesh organization did not lay claim to the status of a religion until the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) began contemplating deportation proceedings against Bhagwan.
Congress is initiating impeachment proceedings against her, while the government is attempting to nullify through the courts her appointment as chief justice almost six years ago.
She was quickly charged with a string of offenses, some dating back many months, and remanded in custody pending the end of legal proceedings against her.
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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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