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proceeding

noun
     
pro‧ceed‧ing W2
1

the proceedings

also the proceeding an event or a series of things that happen:
We watched the proceedings in the street below.
At this point in the proceedings, my doctor offered me a choice.
2SCL [countable usually plural] when someone uses a court of law to deal with a legal case
John is taking legal proceedings against his ex-partner.
3

the proceedings

formal the official written records of a meeting, society etc
the proceedings of
the proceedings of the conference
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