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English definition of “proceedings”


plural noun    /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 plural noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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