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proceedingsnoun [plural]

uk   /prəˈsiː.dɪŋz/  us   /proʊˈsiː.dɪŋz/
(Definition of proceedings from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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proceedingsplural noun

 us   /prəˈsid·ɪŋz, proʊ-/
a series of actions that happen in a planned and controlled way: As the president was sworn in, the nation watched the proceedings on TV.
(Definition of proceedings from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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proceedingsnoun [plural]

uk   us   /prəˈsiːdɪŋz/ LAW
the actions that are taken in a court of law: commence/enter into/start proceedings The plaintiffs commenced proceedings for breach of contract. proceedings against sb/sth Financial institutions have started legal proceedings against him for defaulted loans.proceedings for sth He commenced proceedings for damages for professional negligence against the defendant. civil/criminal proceedings deportation/divorce/foreclosure proceedings
(Definition of proceedings from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“proceedings” in British English

A bunch of stuff about plurals
A bunch of stuff about plurals
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May 24, 2016
by Colin McIntosh One of the many ways in which English differs from other languages is its use of uncountable nouns to talk about collections of objects: as well as never being used in the plural, they’re never used with a or an. Examples are furniture (plural in German and many other languages), cutlery (plural in Italian), and

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