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Noun (plural)
/prəˈsēdiNGz/,/prō-/,
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proceedings, plural;
  1. An event or a series of activities involving a formal or set procedure
    • - you complete a form to start proceedings
  2. Action taken in a court to settle a dispute
    • - criminal proceedings were brought against him
  3. A published report of a set of meetings or a conference


  1. proceeding: (law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked
  2. minutes: a written account of what transpired at a meeting
  3. In academia, proceedings are the collection of academic papers that are published in the context of an academic conference. They are usually distributed as printed books (or sometimes CDs) either before the conference opens or after the conference has closed. ...
  4. Proceedings is a monthly magazine published by the United States Naval Institute since 1874. The 96-page publication features articles about Naval and Military matters written by active and retired military personnel plus renowned authors and scholars of their subject.
  5. (Proceeding) Procedural law comprises the rule by which a court hears and determines what happens in civil lawsuit, criminal or administrative s. The rules are designed to ensure a fair and consistent application of due process (in the U.S. ...
  6. The course of procedure in the prosecution of an action at law. (Can we date this quote?) Blackstone; The published record of its action, or of things done at its meetings
  7. (proceeding) 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; Plural, see proceedings
  8. (Proceeding) The process by which a case is heard by a tribunal or court.
  9. (Proceeding) includes action at law and suit in equity.
  10. (Proceeding) A lawsuit; all or some part of a cause heard and determined by a court, an ADMINISTRATIVE AGENCY, or other judicial authority. Any legal step or action taken at the direction of, or by the authority of, a court or agency; any measures necessary to prosecute or defend an action.
  11. (Proceeding) Any hearing or court appearance related to the adjudication of a case.
  12. (Proceeding) In law, the whole of the conduct of a legal action, from beginning to end, and all steps in between; may also be used to refer to a specific hearing or trial. See “Action.”
  13. (Proceeding) Legal action, such as a court trial by jury or a hearing by a government agency.
  14. (Proceeding) The conduct of business before a judge or administrative hearing officer.
  15. (Proceeding) any step taken by a party in the progress of an action
  16. (Proceeding) involves the court in some type of activity such as the admission of a will to probate in either a formal probate administration or summary probate administration conducted by the judge after proper notice to interested persons.
  17. (proceeding) the succession of events constituting the process by which judicial action is invoked and utilized pursuant to procedure
  18. A proceeding describes the steps that are taken in responding to a crime.
  19. A collection of current research reports, usually presented as brief abstracts, from a scientific meeting.
  20. Generally, the process of conducting judicial business before a court or other judicial officer. A "proceeding" refers to any 1 of the separate steps in that process, like, a motion, a hearing.
  21. The progression of an application, including all acts and events between the time of lodgement to final orders being made.
  22. Means any hearings, inquiries or investigations held for the purpose of determining whether the Agency should issue an order or decision, or for such other purpose as the Agency may from time to time direct.
  23. The actions taken by the House of Commons or by a committee. The most important parts of the proceedings are the decisions that are taken.
  24. An application, or applications being considered by a court. The filing of an application commences a proceeding.
  25. any matter, criminal or civil, which goes to court.