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  • (UK) IPA(key): /pɹəˈsiːd.ɪŋz/, ˈpɹəʊˌsiːd.ɪŋz/
  • (file)

Usage notes[edit]

The latter UK pronunciation is generally only used for distinguishing this word from preceding


proceedings (plural only)

  1. plural of proceeding
    • 2012 June 2, Phil McNulty, “England 1-0 Belgium”, BBC Sport:
      Hodgson's approach may not illuminate proceedings in Poland and Ukraine but early evidence suggests they will be tough to break down.
  2. (law, plural only) The course of procedure in the prosecution of an action at law. (Can we date this quote?) Blackstone.
  3. The published record of the actions of a society, or of things done at its meetings.