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proceed against sb

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phrasal verb with proceed uk   /prəˈsiːd/ us   /proʊˈsiːd/ verb [I]
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proceed against sb

phrasal verb with proceed uk   /prəʊˈsiːd/ us   verb [I]
LAW to start to take legal action against someone: The plaintiff may be able to proceed against the contractor for negligence.
(Definition of proceed against sb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “proceed against sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) 起诉(某人),对(某人)提起诉讼…
in Chinese (Traditional) 起訴(某人),對(某人)提起訴訟…
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