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proceedingsplural noun

 us   /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.
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proceedingsnoun [plural]

uk   /prəˈsiː.dɪŋz/  us   /proʊˈsiː.dɪŋz/
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proceedingsnoun [plural]

uk   us   /prəˈsiːdɪŋz/ LAW
the actions that are taken in a court of law: commence/enter into/start proceedings The plaintiffs commenced proceedings for breach of contract. proceedings against sb/sth Financial institutions have started legal proceedings against him for defaulted loans.proceedings for sth He commenced proceedings for damages for professional negligence against the defendant. civil/criminal proceedings deportation/divorce/foreclosure proceedings
(Definition of proceedings from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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