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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“Procès verbal.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/proc%C3%A8s%20verbal. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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