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    • US Pronunciation
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    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [pruh-see-ding]
    • /prəˈsi dɪŋ/
    • /prəˈsiː.dɪŋz/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [pruh-see-ding]
    • /prəˈsi dɪŋ/

Definitions of proceedings word

  • noun proceedings a particular action or course or manner of action. 1
  • noun proceedings proceedings, a series of activities or events; happenings. 1
  • noun proceedings the act of a person or thing that proceeds: Our proceeding down the mountain was hindered by mud slides. 1
  • noun proceedings proceedings, a record of the doings or transactions of a fraternal, academic, etc., society. 1
  • noun proceedings proceedings, Law. the instituting or carrying on of an action at law. a legal step or measure: to institute proceedings against a person. 1
  • noun Definition of proceedings in Technology (publication)   (Proc.) A printed collection of papers presented at a conference or meeting, e.g. "The Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Microelectronics for Neural Networks and Fuzzy Systems". Along with learned journals, conference proceedings are a major repository of peer-reviewed research results. 1

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Origin of proceedings

First appearance:

before 1375
One of the 22% oldest English words
late Middle English word dating back to 1375-1425; See origin at proceed, -ing1

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Parts of speech for Proceedings


proceedings popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 93% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for proceedings

noun proceedings

  • acta — an official record of public events
  • assumpsit — (before 1875) an action to recover damages for breach of an express or implied contract or agreement that was not under seal
  • case — A particular case is a particular situation or incident, especially one that you are using as an individual example or instance of something.
  • dealings — Someone's dealings with a person or organization are the relations that they have with them or the business that they do with them.
  • impeachment — the impeaching of a public official before an appropriate tribunal.

adjective proceedings

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