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English definition of “proceedings”

proceedings

noun [plural]
 
 
/prəˈsiːdɪŋz/
LEGAL ACTION legal action against someone: The bank is threatening to start legal proceedings against him.Taking legal action
ORGANIZED EVENTS a series of organized events or actions: The chairman opened the proceedings with a short speech.Events and occurrencesAccidents and disasters
(Definition of proceedings from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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