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English noun: legal proceeding

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

Synonymsproceeding, proceedings

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

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