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proceed

verb [I]  /prəˈsid, proʊ-/ us  
to start or continue an action or process: The building project is proceeding smoothly. You should ask a lawyer for advice on how to proceed. To proceed is also to move forward or travel in a particular direction: The warning signs said "Proceed with caution."
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