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JUDICIAL PROCEEDING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does judicial proceeding mean? 

JUDICIAL PROCEEDING (noun)
  The noun JUDICIAL PROCEEDING has 1 sense:

1. a legal proceeding in a court; a judicial contest to determine and enforce legal rights

  Familiarity information: JUDICIAL PROCEEDING used as a noun is very rare.


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JUDICIAL PROCEEDING (noun)


Sense 1judicial proceeding [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A legal proceeding in a court; a judicial contest to determine and enforce legal rights

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

judicial proceeding; litigation

Hypernyms ("judicial proceeding" is a kind of...):

legal proceeding; proceeding; proceedings ((law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked)

Domain category:

jurisprudence; law (the collection of rules imposed by authority)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "judicial proceeding"):

custody battle (litigation to settle custody of the children of a divorced couple)

vexatious litigation (litigation shown to have been instituted maliciously and without probable cause)


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