[ proh-sey-ver-bahl; French praw-se-ver-bal ]
/ proʊˈseɪ vɛrˈbɑl; French prɔ sɛ vɛrˈbal /

noun, plural pro·cès-ver·baux [proh-sey-ver-boh; French praw-se-ver-boh] /proʊˈseɪ vɛrˈboʊ; French prɔ sɛ vɛrˈboʊ/.

a report of proceedings, as of an assembly.
French Law. an authenticated written account of facts in connection with a criminal or other charge.

Origin of procès-verbal

From French, dating back to 1625–35; see origin at process, verbal Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for proces-verbal


/ French (prɔsɛvɛrbal) /

noun plural -baux (-bo)

a written record of an official proceeding; minutes

Word Origin for procès-verbal

C17: from French: see process 1, verbal
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