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proceed against sb

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verb [I] uk phrasal verb with proceed   /prəˈsiːd/ us    /proʊ-/
to start to take legal action against someone: Lack of evidence meant that the Council could not proceed against Mr Naylor.
Translations of “proceed against sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) 起訴(某人),對(某人)提起訴訟…
in Chinese (Simplified) 起诉(某人),对(某人)提起诉讼…
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