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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 noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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