It was done after we had received a binding legal opinion from Justice and approval from the White House to proceed.
Now let's proceed to the federal judge's decision yesterday.
Long before the trial, Perry issued orders about how he expected the case to proceed.
late 14c., "to go on," also "to emanate from, result from," from Old French proceder (13c., Modern French procéder) and directly from Latin procedere (past participle processus) "go before, go forward, advance, make progress; come forward," from pro- "forward" (see pro-) + cedere "to go" (see cede). Related: Proceeded; proceeding.