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procedural

pruh see juh ruhl

  • a  of or relating to procedure
    a procedural violation
  • a  relating to court practice and procedure as opposed to the principles of law

  • Yes, this is certainly Joss Whedon trying to do What People Think Works on Broadcast TV Todaythe legendary serial-procedural hybrid.
  • After three days of procedural wrangles and futile resolutions, the Security Council gave up; stymied by the Soviet nyets, the council passed the buck to the even wordier and .
  • When Reid's procedural vote finally came, on Friday morning, 48 Senators voted to move ahead with the debate, and 36 voted against.
News & Articles

  • Immigration debate clears procedural Senate hurdle
    WASHINGTON (AP) — In Spanish and English, the Senate pushed contentious immigration legislation over early procedural hurdles with deceptive ease on Tuesday as President Barack Obama insisted the "moment is now" to give 11 million immigrants in the United States illegally a chance at citizenship.
    June 12, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
  • Immigration Reform Bill Survives Two Procedural Votes
    The nation's sweeping immigration reform bill passed the first of two key procedural votes Tuesday in the Senate, furthering its outlook as lawmakers debate the bipartisan legislation aimed at creating a path to citizenship for about 11 million undocumented immigrants already in the country and tightening border security.
    June 11, 2013 - NY1 News
  • Senate Preps for Procedural Immigration Bill Vote
    June 11 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg's Megan Hughes reports on movement in the House and Senate on immigration law proposals as the Senate hopes to hold its first procedural vote on the bill today. She speaks on Bloomberg Television's "In The Loop."
    June 11, 2013 - Bloomberg
Quotes

  • Ed Miliband in AFP
    This was a chaotic process dogged by procedural games,Miliband wrote. "The procedural wrangling was, in fact, a cover for points of serious, substantive disagreement. The vast majority of countries, developed and developing, believe that...
  • Robert Gates in ABC News
    It is prudent to determine immediately whether there are internal weaknesses or procedural shortcomings in the department that could make us vulnerable in the future,said Gates, who spoke at a press conference at the Pentagon on Thursday...
  • Barry Axelrod in SI.com
    He responded at that time ...... he did not give anything to anybody and he doesn't have anything illegal,Axelrod said. "That was the end of it, as far as we were concerned, until yesterday. We thought it was just a sort of procedural...

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