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procès-verbal

[proh-sey-ver-bahl; French praw-se-ver-bal] /proʊˈseɪ vɛrˈbɑl; French prɔ sɛ vɛrˈbal/
noun, plural procès-verbaux
[proh-sey-ver-boh; French praw-se-ver-boh] /proʊˈseɪ vɛrˈboʊ; French prɔ sɛ vɛrˈboʊ/ (Show IPA)
1.
a report of proceedings, as of an assembly.
2.
French Law. an authenticated written account of facts in connection with a criminal or other charge.
Origin
1625-1635
1625-35; < French; see process, verbal
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British Dictionary definitions for procèsverbal

procès-verbal

/prɔsɛvɛrbal/
noun (pl) -baux (-bo)
1.
a written record of an official proceeding; minutes
Word Origin
C17: from French: see process1, verbal
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