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proceed against (someone or something)

1. Of a soldier or group of soldiers, to advance against an enemy unit in combat. We proceeded against the enemy encampment as planned, striking at exactly 2 AM. Our squad was ordered to proceed against the soldiers protecting the border.
2. To move forward with legal action against someone or something. The human rights group confirmed that its lawsuit is proceeding against the government after a judge threw out a motion for dismissal. She indicated that she wished to proceed against the neighbor who was responsible for the damage to her property.
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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 with

To begin, continue, or move ahead with some action or undertaking. Now that we have secured planning permission from the city, we can proceed with construction as planned. After the squatters' appeal was overturned by the Supreme Court, the company proceeded with evicting them from the empty warehouses.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

proceed with something

to move ahead with something; to continue something. Now, we will proceed with the reading of the minutes of the last meeting. When will you proceed with the needed action?
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

proceed from

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.
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proceed with

To begin or continue some action or process: The company proceeded with its plan to fire the workers, despite opposition from the union.
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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Under the guidelines, 'the remote appearance and testimony of an accused in a videoconference proceeding shall closely resemble his or her otherwise in-person courtroom testimony and experience.'
The house constitutionally required at least 86 MNAs in the house to run the proceedings.
"Terminating old distrainment proceedings will ensure the faster functioning of the enforceability of demands protected by law in the execution process," the law reads, as quoted by the TASR newswire.
The discussion consumed nine hours and 45 minutes (94%) of the proceedings. Three lawmakers spoke on points of order for nine minutes.
Earlier, counsel Syazlin Mansor, who is representing the Housing and Local Government Ministry, the Fire Department and family members of the victim, applied for the Coroner's Court to postpone the proceedings this Friday pending the outcome of an appeal filed at the Court of Appeal last Friday.
The New Law defines 'debtors' in insolvency proceedings as:
Later, when the members again came to the house, a head count was made and the Speaker found the quorum complete and the house in order so the proceedings went ahead.
The court was hearing proceedings going on between AgustaWestland and the Ministry of Defence.
From the first issue, the renewed Proceedings has been an open access journal, publishing the electronic versions of all papers for free usage in the web.
Nwofor (SAN), urged the court to stay further proceedings in the matter pending the hearing and determination of separate motions they filed at the Lagos and Abuja Divisions of the Court of Appeal.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday moved closer to the live streaming of its proceedings as it said that it was an expansion of the concept of open court hearing of matters without crowding the court rooms.
Hideyuki Sakai's reflections on the revolution which occurred in Japanese restructuring proceedings after the Asian financial crisis (1997) and his detailed analysis of the dramatic increase in formal insolvency cases during the first decade of the 21st Century.
Makhdoom Ali Khan, counsel for Justice Siddiqui contended before the apex court that in-camera proceedings of misconduct against judges stigmatise their reputation and pleaded for an open trial.
ISLAMABAD -- The Supreme Court hearing petitions seeking open trial of the sitting judges facing references before the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) was informed on Tuesday that closed door proceedings against judges stigmatised their reputation.
Instead of using gavel during court proceedings, the courtrooms in the country will now Drilbu to signify the beginning, ending, recess or adjournment of court proceedings.
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