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proceeding

noun

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1 a court case for enforcing a right or claim
  • a divorce proceeding

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2 a usually fixed or ordered series of actions or events leading to a result
  • this is not the haphazard proceeding that it may seem to the casual observer

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proceeding

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of proceeding (Entry 2 of 3)

being in progress or development
  • currently proceeding projects include construction of a new school gym

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proceeding

verb
present participle of proceed

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The first known use of proceeding was in the 15th century

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proceeded (with)

proceeding

proceeding (along)

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“Proceeding.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/proceeding. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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