how to pronounce proceeding


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proceeding is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of proceeding in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… do that in a court proceeding and they …”

meanings of proceeding


  1. Any legal action, especially one that is not a lawsuit.
  2. The act of one who proceeds, or who prosecutes a design or transaction.
  3. A measure or step taken in a course of business; a transaction.
  4. A published collection of papers presented at an academic conference, or representing the acts of a learned society.
  5. Progress or movement from one thing to another.
  6. An event or happening; something that happens.


  1. Present participle of proceed.

proceeding frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word proceeding occurs in english on average 2.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics proceeding can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that proceeding can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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