proceeding meaning


    Definition of proceeding in English Dictionary

  • NounPLproceedingsPREpro-SUF-ing
    1. The act of one who proceeds, or who prosecutes a design or transaction.
      1. The collection of academic papers published in the context of an academic conference.
        1. Progress or movement from one thing to another.
          1. I had occasion […] to make a somewhat long business trip to Chicago, and on my return […] I found Farrar awaiting me in the railway station. He smiled his wonted fraction by way of greeting, […], and finally leading me to his buggy, turned and drove out of town. I was completely mystified at such an unusual proceeding.
        2. A measure or step taken in a course of business; a transaction; as, an illegal proceeding; a cautious or a violent proceeding.
          1. Plural, see proceedings.
          2. Verb
            1. present participle of proceed.
            2. More Examples
              1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                • The Crown Proceedings Act, 1947. By J. R. Bickford Smith, b.a. (Oxon), of the Inner Temple, Barrister-at-Law
                • Still, the proceedings did mark a family first of sorts: Jeb and George W. Bush had not appeared together publicly, or semipublicly, for the campaign until Monday.
              2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                • Proceedings of the IEEE, Volume 95, Number 8, August 2007, Special issue: T-Ray Imaging, Sensing, & Retection
              3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                • The attorneys agreed to stip to a stay of proceedings.
                • His resentful attitude only made matters worse during the custody proceedings.
                • Did you make a double check and a triple check of the entire minefield before proceeding?
            • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
              1. Nouns
                • Countable nouns
                • Verbs
                  • Verb forms
                    • Participles
                      • Present participles
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                Source: Wiktionary

                Meaning of proceeding for the defined word.

                Grammatically, this word "proceeding" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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                Definiteness: Level 2
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