Definitions for proceedingprəˈsi dɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pro•ceed•ingprəˈsi dɪŋ(n.)

  1. a particular action, or course or manner of action.

  2. proceedings, a series of activities or events; happenings.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  3. proceedings, a record of the business discussed at a meeting of an academic society or other formal group.

  4. proceedings, legal action, esp. as carried on in a court of law.

    Category: Law

  5. the act of a person or thing that proceeds.

Origin of proceeding:

1375–1425

Princeton's WordNet

  1. proceeding, legal proceeding, proceedings(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. proceeding(Noun)

    The act of one who proceeds, or who prosecutes a design or transaction

  2. proceeding(Noun)

    Progress or movement from one thing to another.

  3. proceeding(Noun)

    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.

  4. proceeding(Noun)

    Plural, see proceedings.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Proceeding

    of Proceed

  2. Proceeding(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; as, an illegal proceeding; a cautious or a violent proceeding

  3. Proceeding(noun)

    the course of procedure in the prosecution of an action at law

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'proceeding' in Nouns Frequency: #1052

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