Definition of Proceeding

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




Definition of Proceeding

1. n. 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.

Definition of Proceeding

1. Verb. (present participle of proceed) ¹

2. Noun. The act of one who proceeds, or who prosecutes a design or transaction ¹

3. Noun. Progress or movement from one thing to another. ¹

4. Noun. A measure or step taken in a course of business; a transaction; as, an illegal proceeding; a cautious or a violent proceeding. ¹

5. Noun. ''Plural'', see ''proceedings''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Proceeding

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Proceeding

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proceeding (current term)
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Literary usage of Proceeding

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1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery in the by Francis Vesey, Great Britain Court of Chancery, John Beames (1818)
"That therefore would have been within the Authorities a proceeding; if the Writ of Supersedes, and the second Commission, had not been previously sealed. ..."

2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1845)
"1812, APRIL 2a] INJUNCTION against proceeding at Law only on some default either of Appearance or Answer (a). Injunction, dissolved on the Answer, ..."

3. My Bondage and My Freedom by Frederick Douglass (1855)
"... MANNER OF proceeding TO WHIP HARD LABOR BETTER THAN THE WHIP FOR BREAKING DOWN TDK SPIRIT CUNNING AND ..."

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