Definition of "procedural" []

  • Of or concerning procedure, especially of a court of law or parliamentary body. (adjective)
  • A police procedural. (noun)
  • A novel, film, or television drama that deals realistically with police work (noun)

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Use "procedural" in a sentence
  • "But Conley-Abram said Monday that bond rating agencies are less concerned with what she termed procedural requirements and are more interested in preserving fund balances, revenue stability and cash-flow security."
  • "Anger, frustration, quizzical queries, and probin 'procedural processes of peakin' into her past will start greetin 'Sotomayor and we hope she is up to it. phonix86"
  • "They are joining 16 others currently stuck in procedural quicksand, blocked from confirmation by an intractable and shameless Republican minority."