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proceed

verb [I]
 
 
/prəʊˈsiːd/
to continue as planned: The merger is proceeding according to schedule and should be complete by July.proceed with sth It is not yet clear whether the private investor has decided to proceed with a formal bid for the budget airline. proceed carefully/quickly/slowly
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