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proceed from

1. To leave or depart from some location. If you proceed from the train station for one mile, you should reach an intersection beside a large apple tree.
2. To originate, stem, or have developed from something. Most of the company's financial woes proceeded from a particularly unfortunate corporate takeover in the early '90s, which saddled them with massive amounts of debt.
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proceed from

v.
1. To set out or embark from some place: We proceeded from the bus station toward our hotel.
2. To have something as an origin or cause; have developed from something: Most of our mistakes proceed from carelessness.
See also: proceed
References in classic literature ?
I propose therefore that we enquire into the nature of justice and injustice, first as they appear in the State, and secondly in the individual, proceeding from the greater to the lesser and comparing them.
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