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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A course of action; a procedure.
  • noun A sequence of events occurring at a particular place or occasion.
  • noun A record of business carried on by a society or other organization; minutes.
  • noun Legal action; litigation.
  • noun The activities and hearings of a legal body or administrative agency.
  • noun The institution or pursuance of legal action.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A going forward; a procession; the act of one who proceeds; especially, a measure or step taken; a doing; a transaction: as, an illegal proceeding; a cautious proceeding; a violent proceeding.
  • noun Advancement.
  • noun plural A record or account of the transactions of a society: as, the Proceedings of the American Philological Association.
  • noun Synonyms Procedure, Operation, etc. (see process), measure, performance, step.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun 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
  • noun (Law) The course of procedure in the prosecution of an action at law.
  • noun the published record of its action, or of things done at its meetings.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of proceed.
  • noun The act of one who proceeds, or who prosecutes a design or transaction
  • noun Progress or movement from one thing to another.
  • noun A measure or step taken in a course of business; a transaction; as, an illegal proceeding; a cautious or a violent proceeding.
  • noun Plural, see proceedings.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun (law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked

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