Proceeding definition

prō-sēdĭng, prə-
A course of action; a procedure.
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A record of business carried on by a society or other organization; minutes.
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A record of the business transacted by a learned society or other organized group.
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Legal action; litigation.
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The activities and hearings of a legal body or administrative agency.
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The institution or pursuance of legal action.
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The carrying on of an action or course of action.
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A particular action or course of action.
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Legal action.
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The taking of legal action.
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The orderly sequence of events that constitute the progression of a lawsuit or judicial procedure from the time of commencement, through all acts and occurrences, until and including the execution of the final judgment.
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One brought to deal with an issue not directly germane to the issue.
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One instituted for the purpose of modifying the result of a judgment while not nullifying it.
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See informal proceeding.
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See summary proceeding.
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Present participle of proceed.
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The act of one who proceeds, or who prosecutes a design or transaction.
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Progress or movement from one thing to another.
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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.
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Plural, see proceedings.
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Proceeding is defined as beginning, moving forward or continuing with a course of action.

When you continue with a project you started, this is an example of a time when you are proceeding with the project.

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A sequence of events occurring at a particular place or occasion.

Hectic proceedings in the kitchen.

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An advancing or going on with what one has been doing.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
proceeding
Plural:
proceedings