And that provided the opportunity for us to start the processes of peace and rebuilding where we are today.
When you have been down in two or three pits you begin to get some grasp of the processes that are going on underground.
Its core information—materials, processes, electronic tricks, and RCS numbers—needs to be protected.
Fintech processes payments for the alcoholic beverage industry.
The “democratic” processes that Hamas is going through now also indicate real reform; they are a direct result of the Arab spring.
The nature of these processes is further discussed under the heading of salt (pp. 295-298).
It speaks to us through the processes of governing in the sovereignties of 48 States.
The processes of his mind are characterised by continuity, consistency, and a kind of gathering intensity of movement.
Part of it is lost; in some processes a considerable proportion.
There is no end to the number and the variety of our illustrations of these processes.
early 14c., "fact of being carried on" (e.g. in process), from Old French proces "a journey; continuation, development; legal trial" (13c.) and directly from Latin processus "a going forward, advance, progress," from past participle stem of procedere "go forward" (see proceed).
Meaning "course or method of action" is from mid-14c.; sense of "continuous series of actions meant to accomplish some result" (the main modern sense) is from 1620s. Legal sense of "course of action of a suit at law" is attested from early 14c.
1530s, "begin legal action against," from Middle French processer "to prosecute," from proces (see process (n.)). Meaning "prepare by special process" is from 1881, from the noun in English. Of persons, "to register and examine," by 1935. Related: Processed; processing.
"to go in procession," 1814, "A colloquial or humorous back-formation" from procession [OED]. Accent on second syllable.
process proc·ess (prŏs'ěs', prō'sěs')
n. pl. proc·ess·es (prŏs'ěs'ĭz, prō'sěs'-, prŏs'ĭ-sēz', prō'sĭ-)
A series of actions, changes, or functions bringing about a result.
Advance or progress, as of a disease.
An outgrowth of tissue; a projecting part, as of a bone.