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English noun: proceeding

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


Synonymslegal proceeding, 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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