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process

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈprəʊses/ US  /ˈprɑːses/
ACTIONS B2 a series of actions that you take in order to achieve a result: Buying a house can be a long and complicated process.Ways of achieving thingsCausing things to happen
CHANGES [C] B2 a series of changes that happen naturally: the ageing process Ways of achieving things
in the process If you are doing something, and you do something else in the process, the second thing happens as a result of doing the first thing: She stood up to say hello and spilled her drink in the process.Simultaneous and consecutiveOrder and sequence
be in the process of doing sth to have started doing something: We're in the process of painting our apartment.Ways of achieving things
(Definition of process noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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