summary proceeding

noun

Definition of summary proceeding

: a civil or criminal proceeding conducted without formalities (such as pleadings) for the speedy disposition of a matter

First Known Use of summary proceeding

1643, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of summary proceeding was in 1643

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“Summary proceeding.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/summary%20proceeding. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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see proceeding

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