I. adjective Date: 1889 of or relating to procedure; especially of or relating to the procedure used by courts or other bodies administering substantive law • procedurally adverb II. noun Date: 1972 a realist crime novel with a specific focus <
a courtroom procedural
; especially police procedural

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