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proceeding

[pruh-see-ding] /prəˈsi dɪŋ/
noun
1.
a particular action or course or manner of action.
2.
proceedings, a series of activities or events; happenings.
3.
the act of a person or thing that proceeds:
Our proceeding down the mountain was hindered by mud slides.
4.
proceedings, a record of the doings or transactions of a fraternal, academic, etc., society.
5.
proceedings, Law.
  1. the instituting or carrying on of an action at law.
  2. a legal step or measure:
    to institute proceedings against a person.
Origin of proceeding
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English; see proceed, -ing1
Synonyms
1, 2, 4. See process.
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proceeding

/prəˈsiːdɪŋ/
noun
1.
an act or course of action
2.
  1. the institution of a legal action
  2. any step taken in a legal action
3.
(pl) the minutes of the meetings of a club, society, etc
4.
(pl) legal action; litigation
5.
(pl) the events of an occasion, meeting, etc
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Word Origin and History for proceedings
n.

"records of the doings of a society," by 1824; see proceeding.

proceeding

n.

1510s, "action of going forward," verbal noun from proceed (v.). From 1550s as "what is done, conduct." Proceedings "records of the doings of a society" is attested by 1824.

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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.
(2008-07-16)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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