[proh-sey-ver-bahl; French praw-se-ver-bal]
- 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
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Examples from the Web for proces-verbal
He must lie until the police arrived and drew up the proces-verbal.Simon the Jester
William J. Locke
We shall draw up the proces-verbal, and you will sleep in jail.The Brotherhood of Consolation
Honore de Balzac
Hubertine had just learned that the proces-verbal at Monsieur Grandsire's, for the guardianship of the child, had been signed.The Dream
Documents inedits sur l'Histoire de France; proces-verbal de Masselin, p. 76.A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times
Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
Proces-verbal du Directoire de Clermont in Choiseul, p. 189-95.The French Revolution
- a written record of an official proceeding; minutes
C17: from French: see process 1, verbal