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Other Proceeding Definition

[n] (law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked

Misc. Definitions

\Pro*ceed"ing\, n.
1. The act of one who proceeds, or who prosecutes a design or transaction; progress or movement from one thing to another; a measure or step taken in a course of business; a transaction; as, an illegal proceeding; a cautious or a violent proceeding. The proceedings of the high commission. --Macaulay.
2. pl. (Law) The course of procedure in the prosecution of an action at law. --Blackstone. {Proceedings of a society}, the published record of its action, or of things done at its meetings. Syn: Procedure; measure; step, See {Transaction}.

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