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English definition of “proceed”

proceed

verb [I]     /prəʊˈsiːd/ formal
to continue as planned: His lawyers have decided not to proceed with the case.Continue and last
proceed to do sth to do something after you have done something else: She sat down and proceeded to tell me about her skiing trip.Ways of achieving things
proceed along/down/to, etc formal to move or travel in a particular direction: Passengers for Sydney should proceed to gate 21.Advancing and moving forward
(Definition of proceed verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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