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proceeding

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Definition of proceeding

Pronunciation

Pronunciation

  • \Pro*ceed"ing\

Verb

proceeding

  • Present participle of proceed.

Noun

proceeding (plural proceedings)

  1. The act of one who proceeds, or who prosecutes a design or transaction; progress or movement from one thing to another; a measure or step taken in a course of business; a transaction; as, an illegal proceeding; a cautious or a violent proceeding.

    The proceedings of the high commission. --Macaulay.

  2. Plural, see proceedings.

Synonyms

  • procedure
  • measure
  • step

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