procedural

[ pruh-see-jer-uh l ]
/ prəˈsi dʒər əl /
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adjective

of or relating to a procedure or procedures, especially of a court of law, legislative body, or law enforcement agency.

noun


Nearby words

  1. procarboxypeptidase,
  2. procarp,
  3. procaryote,
  4. procaryotic,
  5. procathedral,
  6. procedural agreement,
  7. procedure,
  8. proceed,
  9. proceeding,
  10. proceedings

Origin of procedural

First recorded in 1885–90; procedure + -al1

Related formspro·ce·dur·al·ly, adverbnon·pro·ce·dur·al, adjective

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Word Origin and History for procedural

procedural

adj.

1876, from procedure + -al (1). Related: Procedurally.

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