proceedings


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pro·ceed·ing

 (prō-sē′dĭng, prə-)
n.
1. A course of action; a procedure.
2. proceedings A sequence of events occurring at a particular place or occasion: hectic proceedings in the kitchen.
3. proceedings A record of business carried on by a society or other organization; minutes.
4. Law
a. often proceedings Legal action; litigation.
b. often proceedings The activities and hearings of a legal body or administrative agency.
c. The institution or pursuance of legal action.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.proceedings - (law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invokedproceedings - (law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked
foreclosure - the legal proceedings initiated by a creditor to repossess the collateral for loan that is in default
intervention - (law) a proceeding that permits a person to enter into a lawsuit already in progress; admission of person not an original party to the suit so that person can protect some right or interest that is allegedly affected by the proceedings; "the purpose of intervention is to prevent unnecessary duplication of lawsuits"
procedure - a mode of conducting legal and parliamentary proceedings
due process, due process of law - (law) the administration of justice according to established rules and principles; based on the principle that a person cannot be deprived of life or liberty or property without appropriate legal procedures and safeguards
action at law, legal action, action - a judicial proceeding brought by one party against another; one party prosecutes another for a wrong done or for protection of a right or for prevention of a wrong
causa, lawsuit, suit, case, cause - a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy; "the family brought suit against the landlord"
adoption - a legal proceeding that creates a parent-child relation between persons not related by blood; the adopted child is entitled to all privileges belonging to a natural child of the adoptive parents (including the right to inherit)
appeal - (law) a legal proceeding in which the appellant resorts to a higher court for the purpose of obtaining a review of a lower court decision and a reversal of the lower court's judgment or the granting of a new trial; "their appeal was denied in the superior court"
bankruptcy - a legal process intended to insure equality among the creditors of a corporation declared to be insolvent
receivership - a court action that places property under the control of a receiver during litigation so that it can be preserved for the benefit of all
judicial proceeding, litigation - a legal proceeding in a court; a judicial contest to determine and enforce legal rights
naturalisation, naturalization - the proceeding whereby a foreigner is granted citizenship
trial - (law) the determination of a person's innocence or guilt by due process of law; "he had a fair trial and the jury found him guilty"; "most of these complaints are settled before they go to trial"
review - (law) a judicial reexamination of the proceedings of a court (especially by an appellate court)
hearing - (law) a proceeding (usually by a court) where evidence is taken for the purpose of determining an issue of fact and reaching a decision based on that evidence
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
2.proceedings - a written account of what transpired at a meetingproceedings - a written account of what transpired at a meeting
written account, written record - a written document preserving knowledge of facts or events
minute book - a book in which minutes have been written
Congressional Record - a published written account of the speeches and debates and votes of the United States Congress
Hansard - the official published verbatim report of the proceedings of a parliamentary body; originally of the British Parliament; "the Canadian Hansard is published in both English and French"
Translations
إجْراءات قانونيَّهإِجْرَاءَاتٌ قَضَائِيَّةدَعْوى قَضائِيَّه
jednánířízenísoudní řízení
retsforfølgelsemeddelelser
tapahtumat
postupak
aktákbírósági eljárás
atburîarás, fundargerîmálarekstur
進行
소송 절차
förfarande
การดำเนินการ
davakovuşturmaolaylarolup bitenleryasal işlemler
vụ kiện

proceedings

[prəˈsiːdɪŋz] npl
(= events, actions) → déroulement m des événements
(LAW)procédure f
extradition proceedings → procédure d'extradition
proceedings against sb → procédure (engagée) contre qn
to bring proceedings → engager une procédure
to face criminal proceedings → encourir des poursuites pénales
(= discussions) → débat m
(= records) [conference] → actes mpl
the conference proceedings → les actes de la conférence

proceedings

[ˈprəˈsiːdɪŋz] npl
a. (events) → avvenimenti mpl; (manoeuvres) → manovre fpl; (function) → cerimonia fsg; (meeting) → riunione fsg, seduta fsg; (discussions) → dibattito msg
b. (esp Law) (measures) → provvedimenti mpl, misure fpl
to take proceedings (in order to do sth) → prendere i provvedimenti necessari (per fare qc)
to institute proceedings (against sb) (Law) → promuovere un'azione legale (contro qn)
c. (records, of learned society) → atti mpl, rendiconti mpl

proceed

(prəˈsiːd) , (ˈprousiːd) verb
1. to go on; to continue. They proceeded along the road; They proceeded with their work.
2. to follow a course of action. I want to make a cupboard, but I don't know how to proceed.
3. to begin (to do something). They proceeded to ask a lot of questions.
4. to result. Fear often proceeds from ignorance.
5. to take legal action (against). The police decided not to proceed against her.
proˈceedings noun plural
1. the things said and done at a meeting of a society etc.
2. a legal action. We shall start proceedings against him if the bill is not paid.
proceeds (ˈprəusiːdz) noun plural
money or profit made (from a sale etc). They gave the proceeds of the sale to charity.

proceedings

إِجْرَاءَاتٌ قَضَائِيَّة řízení retsforfølgelse Vorgehensweise πρακτικά συνεδρίου acciones, acto tapahtumat procédure postupak procedura 進行 소송 절차 gerechtelijke actie framgangsmåte postępowanie procedimentos судебное преследование förfarande การดำเนินการ dava vụ kiện 诉讼
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Within reach of his arm was the brawny shoulder of a gigantic Indian, whose deep and authoritative voice appeared to give directions to the proceedings of his fellows.
When the enemy saw our proceedings, having greatly the advantage of us in situation, they formed the line of battle, represented in the map, from one bend of Licking to the other, about a mile from the Blue Licks.
If any one part of their proceedings can be said to deserve less blame than another, it was the singular indiscrimination with which they persecuted, not merely the poor and aged, as in former judicial massacres, but people of all ranks; their own equals, brethren, and wives.
All these queer proceedings increased my uncomfortableness, and seeing him now exhibiting strong symptoms of concluding his business operations, and jumping into bed with me, I thought it was high time, now or never, before the light was put out, to break the spell into which I had so long been bound.
In disposing of the body of a right whale, when brought alongside the ship, the same preliminary proceedings commonly take place as in the case of a sperm whale; only, in the latter instance, the head is cut off whole, but in the former the lips and tongue are separately removed and hoisted on deck, with all the well known black bone attached to what is called the crown-piece.
It was not until some months afterward that Jurgis understood that the quarrel with the superintendent had been prearranged, and that Harper was in reality drawing a salary of twenty dollars a week from the packers for an inside report of his union's secret proceedings.
In a gallery a band with cymbals, horns, harps, and other horrors, opened the proceedings with what seemed to be the crude first-draft or original agony of the wail known to later centuries as "In the Sweet Bye and Bye.
Ostensibly I was not present at these proceedings, and am ignorant of them; but I was where I could see.
At this stage of the proceedings, a narrow bright red carpet was unrolled and stretched from the top of the marble steps to the curbstone, along the center of the black carpet.
The two drinks made him very merry--almost idiotically so, and he began to take a most lively and prominent part in the proceedings, particularly in the music and catcalls and side remarks.
Becky roused up from her lethargy of distress and showed good interest in the proceedings.
But by and by I had a glimpse of something that set me thinking--just a little wee glimpse--only that, and not enough to make sure; but it set me thinking hard--and WATCHING, when I was only letting on to think; and by and by, sure enough, when Uncle Silas was piling out that stuff about HIM killing Jubiter Dunlap, I catched that glimpse again, and this time I jumped up and shut down the proceedings, because I KNOWED Jubiter Dunlap was a-setting here before me.

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