Proceeding in a sentence

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Definition of Proceeding

  • The act of one who proceeds, or who prosecutes a design or transaction; progress or movement from one thing to another; a measure or step taken in a course of business; a transaction; as, an illegal proceeding; a cautious or a violent proceeding.
  • The course of procedure in the prosecution of an action at law.
  • (law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked

How to use proceeding in a sentence. Proceeding pronunciation.

Emmeline protested against this awkward proceeding.
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She felt herself powerless to act as common-sense dictated, yet desired more than ever to rid herself of every shadow of responsibility for the girl's proceedings.
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In the course of the day there came to him the thought of the revival services then proceeding in Brooklyn, and feeling a cordial sympathy, he sat down and wrote a letter to _Mr. Moody_, with these words: "_I know not how you are supported, or anything of your needs; but I feel like helping you in your good work.
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And perhaps just at this happy stage of the proceedings, the stately figure of Captain Isaiah Sellers, that real and only genuine Son of Antiquity, would drift solemnly into the midst.
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Horace looked up at the ugly house-backs, and hesitated before proceeding.
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Meanwhile he had visited the office of the registrar, had made his application for a marriage licence, a proceeding which did not tend to soothe him.
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Nancy, seeing that the address was in Tarrant's hand, opened it with a flutter of joy; such a proceeding as this, openly sending a note by a messenger, could only mean that her husband no longer cared to preserve secrecy.
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She had made several purchases of gewgaws, and had already paid three or four times their value, but was still in debt to the tallyman, who threatened all manner of impossible proceedings if she did not make up her arrears.
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It was not a dressing favorable to an aseptic condition of the wound, perhaps, nor was there anything in the quid of tobacco calculated to withdraw the poison or neutralize its effects, so the doctors may characterize this as a very foolish proceeding; but country people skilled in simples and herb remedies might tell some of these ultra scientific surgeons that the application of a quid of tobacco or of a leaf of tobacco to the sting of a wasp or the bite of a spider, or even the sting of a scorpion, is nearly always attended by beneficial results.
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During this proceeding, which lasted a few hours, an influential personage generously offered to receive the eager subscriptions of the assembled thousands.
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As he spoke, they stopped before a splendid palace, and proceeding through various halls full of individuals apparently intently busied, the companions were at last ushered into an apartment of smaller size, but of more elegant character.
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Proceeding through a number of courts and quadrangles, crowded with guards and officials, they stopped before a bronze gate of great height.
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In their haste they lost their way and were proceeding directly toward the spot where Jane McCarthy was standing.
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Well; I will take him, then torture my wife, pluck the borrowed veil of modesty from the so seeming Mistress Page, divulge Page himself for a secure and wilful Actaeon; and to these violent proceedings all my neighbours shall cry aim.
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The three parties from Herrnhut met at Magdeburg on August 13th, proceeding from there to Hamburg by boat, and at Altona, the sea-port of Hamburg, they found ten more colonists who had preceded them.
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There must have been some regulation in the Congregation at Herrnhut which led to it, for the idea that Seifert himself should marry Waschke and Juliana, and baptize the Rose children, evidently did not occur to them, but the rule can not now be found, and there is no clue to the strange proceeding.
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While not involved in these Parliamentary proceedings, Toeltschig played an important part in the development of the Moravian Church in England and Ireland.
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Such a proceeding would have seemed to them far more monstrous, and far less excusable, than that tyranny of George III and his Parliament which had given rise to the American Revolution.
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Of this kind of proceeding, Maryland presented an example so flagrant as to deserve special mention.
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A proceeding of some ambassadors.
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Examples of Proceeding

Example #1
Why should not both come together and have a cup of tea?
Example #2
You're just what I wanted to find.
Example #3
The idea of this marriage taking place at "Runnymede" made her blood run cold.
Example #4
What will become of me?
Example #5
Enclosed find check for $25; take it and use it if you need it for yourself; if not, then do some good with it_.
Example #6
What can thy servant, do for thee this day?