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Of or concerning procedure, especially of a court of law or parliamentary body.
A police procedural.

pro·ce′dur·al·ly adv.
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(prəˈsi dʒər əl)

1. of or pertaining to a procedure or procedures.
pro•ce′dur•al•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.procedural - of or relating to procedure; "a procedural violation"
2.procedural - relating to court practice and procedure as opposed to the principles of law; "adjective law"
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"
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A. ADJrelativo al procedimiento (Jur) → procesal
a procedural questionuna cuestión de procedimiento
B. N (also police procedural) (= novel) → novela f policíaca; (= film) → película f policíaca
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[prəʊˈsiːdʒərəl] adj [matters, issues, grounds, rules] → procédural(e)
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adjverfahrenstechnisch; (Jur) → verfahrensrechtlich
n (police) procedural (= novel)Kriminalroman m; (= film)Kriminalfilm m
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[prəˈsiːdjʊrl] adjprocedurale
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(prəˈsiːdʒə) noun
the order or method of doing something. They followed the usual procedure(s).
proˈcedural adjective
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one of his last lifetime works devoted to procedural issues where he
Procedural and Distributive Justice as Mediators of the Relationship between Interactional Justice and Work Outcomes: An Empirical Study of the UAE Public Health Care Sector.
(126) If state rules require criminal defendants who want to raise constitutional challenges to jury composition to do so before their trials begin, then a criminal defendant must comply with those rules, and the failure to do so could result in a waiver--that is, a procedural default--of the constitutional challenge.
The use of procedural generation in game design can help with the intricate and multifarious aspects of game development; thus facilitating cost reduction.
The situation got worse when President of Assembly Talat Xhaferi refused the demand of VMRO-DPMNE MP Vladimir Gjorcev for procedural intervention.
PESHAWAR -- The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Provincial Civil Service Officers Association on Friday termed suspension of director general mines and mineral department as violation of procedural laws and demanded suspension of the minister concerned.
The common assumption of legislative politics is that the majority party structures procedural rules to suit its interests.
On Parliamentary War: Partisan Conflict and Procedural Change in the US Senate
Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Chairman Iqbal Mahmood Monday stressed the need for procedural changes in education, health and moral sides to stop corruption, reports BSS.
In emergency settings, a set of drugs have been used in patients for procedural sedation, [1] of which etomidate is the choice that can be used as sedative hypnotic agents.