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The noun proceeding, commonly proceedings (plural), applies to what goes on or takes place on a given occasion or to the records of the occasion: proceedings of the Royal Academy of Sciences. A process is a series of progressive and interdependent steps by which an end is attained: a chemical process. Procedure usually implies a formal or set order of doing a thing, a method of conducting affairs: parliamentary procedure. 

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The investigative aspect of impeachment proceedings serves this third purpose.
It made no sense to waste all that time, effort and money, so I told my wife we should separate and start divorce proceedings.
When Karau failed to show for the proceeding, defense attorneys moved to have the charge dismissed.
Even when the proceedings are technically above-board, people can still feel like they’re being deceived.
With the help of her pastor and his wife, she connected with Bright Horizons, a shelter and advocacy group for people who have experienced domestic abuse or sexual violence, and separated from her husband, with divorce proceedings now underway.
The federal government allows host families to take in asylum seekers, as long as the sponsors provide food and housing, and receive mail regarding court dates and other legal proceedings.
Victims who protested the first closed hearing in July 2019 told the Union-Tribune that the judge was violating Marsy’s Law, which allows crime victims to attend criminal proceedings.
That could be boring, but every character sees the war looming, which adds some urgency to the proceedings.
He is charged with trespassing and unlawfully protesting at the Capitol, as well as obstructing an official proceeding.
They were provoked by the president and other powerful people, and they tried to use fear and violence to stop a specific proceeding of the first branch of the federal government, which they did not like.

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