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Definitions for procedural
prəˈsi dʒər əlpro·ce·dur·al

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word procedural.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. proceduraladjective

    of or relating to procedure

    "a procedural violation"

  2. adjective, proceduraladjective

    relating to court practice and procedure as opposed to the principles of law

    "adjective law"


  1. proceduralnoun

    A type of literature, film, or television program involving a sequence of technical detail

  2. proceduraladjective

    Related to procedure.


  1. procedural

    Procedural refers to a method or process of performing or accomplishing something, often involving a series of established steps or operations. It is typically associated with rules or regulations in a predefined sequence in computational tasks, legislation, workplace operations, justice systems, or any systematic process. It often emphasizes formal structure and order.


  1. Procedural

    A Procedural is a cross-genre type of literature, film, or television program involving a sequence of technical detail. A documentary film may be written in a procedural style to heighten narrative interest.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of procedural in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of procedural in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of procedural in a Sentence

  1. The Pope:

    Those who lose their inner serenity, their vivacity and audacity, to hide behind their papers, becoming like procedural machines rather than men of God. This is dangerous to lose human sensitivity, so necessary in order to cry with those who cry and enjoy with those who enjoy.

  2. Michael Kagan:

    It's a very procedural point – that he did this too quickly.

  3. Oscar Auliq-Ice:

    Apolitical people are often unaware of the procedural aspects of voting.

  4. Rainn Wilson:

    I can relate to someone whose life is falling apart, and they are doing the best to get by, using humor to survive, backstrom really wears his heart on his sleeve and his life is unraveling… I would much rather hang out with that person than a slick procedural detective who has all the answers… it’s human, it’s frail, it’s interesting.

  5. Simon Gleeson:

    I would say that there is a significant likelihood for another purely procedural ruling.

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