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1 a usually fixed or ordered series of actions or events leading to a result
  • the process by which the elastic fibers spun by silkworms is turned into soft, lustrous cloth

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2 forward movement in time or place
  • in the process of doing this project we all learned a lot

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3 a written notice ordering a person to appear in court
  • the prosecutor arranged for a process for her appearance to be issued

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1 as in refine, rectify

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2 as in reprocess

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The first known use of process was in the 14th century

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“Process.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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