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Meaning of PROCEEDING

Pronunciation:  pru'seeding

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  (law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked
 

PROCEEDING is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: legal proceeding, proceedings
 
 See Also: action, action at law, adoption, appeal, bankruptcy, case, causa, cause, due process, due process of law, foreclosure, hearing, intervention, judicial proceeding, lawsuit, legal action, litigation, naturalisation, naturalization, procedure, receivership, review, suit, trial

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pro*ceed"ing\, n.
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. pl. (Law) The course of procedure in the prosecution of an
   action at law. --Blackstone.

{Proceedings of a society}, the published record of its
   action, or of things done at its meetings.

Syn: Procedure; measure; step, See {Transaction}.

 

 

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