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English noun: proceedings

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


Synonymslegal proceeding, proceeding


Broader (hypernym)due process, due process of law


Narrower (hyponym)action, action at law, adoption, appeal, bankruptcy, case, causa, cause, foreclosure, hearing, intervention, judicial proceeding, lawsuit, legal action, litigation, naturalisation, naturalization, procedure, receivership, review, suit, trial


Domain categoryjurisprudence, law

2. proceedings (communication) a written account of what transpired at a meeting


Synonymsminutes, transactions


Broader (hypernym)written account, written record


Narrower (hyponym)Congressional Record, Hansard


Part meronymminute book









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