Related topics: Law
1 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.
the official written records of a meeting, society etc
the proceedings of
the proceedings of the conference