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.
proceeding in German is fortsetzend, verfahrende, verfahrend
proceeding in Italian is procedura
proceeding in Spanish is procedimiento