Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun legal_proceeding

1 sense of legal proceeding

Sense 1
proceeding, legal proceeding, proceedings -- ((law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked)
       => due process, due process of law -- ((law) the administration of justice according to established rules and principles; based on the principle that a person cannot be deprived of life or liberty or property without appropriate legal procedures and safeguards)

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