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Procedure


PROCE'DURE, noun The act of proceeding or moving forward; progress; process; operation; series of actions; as the procedure of the soul in certain actions. But it is more generally applied to persons; as, this is a strange procedure in a public body. The motions of physical causes are more generally denominated operations.

1. Manner of proceeding; management; conduct.

2. That which proceeds from something; produce. [Not in use.]