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due process of law


      n   the administration of justice in accordance with established rules and principles  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
process          [1]  
1    a series of actions that produce a change or development  
the process of digestion     
2    a method of doing or producing something  
3    a forward movement  
4    the course of time  
a    a summons, writ, etc., commanding a person to appear in court  
b    the whole proceedings in an action at law  
6    a natural outgrowth or projection of a part, organ, or organism  
7    a distinct subtask of a computer system which can be regarded as proceeding in parallel with other subtasks of the system  
8    modifier   relating to the general preparation of a printing forme or plate by the use, at some stage, of photography  
9    modifier   denoting a film, film scene, shot, etc., made by techniques that produce unusual optical effects  
      vb   tr  
10    to subject to a routine procedure; handle  
11    to treat or prepare by a special method, esp. to treat (food) in order to preserve it  
to process cheese     
a    to institute legal proceedings against  
b    to serve a process on  
13      (Photog)  
a    to develop, rinse, fix, wash, and dry (exposed film, etc.)  
b    to produce final prints or slides from (undeveloped film)  
14      (Computing)   to perform mathematical and logical operations on (data) according to programmed instructions in order to obtain the required information  
15    to prepare (food) using a food processor  
     (C14: from Old French procès, from Latin processus an advancing, from procedere to proceed)  

English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  




1    action, course, course of action, manner, means, measure, method, mode, operation, performance, practice, procedure, proceeding, system, transaction  
2    advance, course, development, evolution, formation, growth, movement, progress, progression, stage, step, unfolding  
3      (Law)   action, case, suit, trial  
4    deal with, dispose of, fulfil, handle, take care of  
5    alter, convert, prepare, refine, transform, treat  

English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  

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process of creating ideas ; creation of ideas
Process data that is created, stored or communicated by any information system, that is relevant to the process of adjudication.
[Tech.] Electronic Evidence
abbr. acron.
Waste to Energy; Waste-to-energy (WtE) or energy-from-waste (EfW) is the process of generating energy in the form of electricity and/or heat from the primary treatment of waste
the process of using the knowledge or information you have in order to understand something or form an opinion, or the opinion that you form ()
I have to make deductions about the meaning of words in poem then, I could understand more.
the process of taking away an amount from a total, or the amount that is taken away
When I went shopping with my mother, our shopping bill was deducted 10% because we used our M-card.
Digital footprint is a track left by user in form of data in process of transmission of information online
Interactive Databases System is a process of storing data in files based on interaction between pieces of data.
[Tech.] Interactive Databases System is a process of storing data in files
research into the integrity of the counterparty to a proposed contract and in the veracity of his claims
A lawyer is expected to do 'due diligence'. Would be culpable if he failed to do so. The bigger the contract, the more 'due diligence'.
An agile management process for software development
Don't translate it, but use it as technical term
to begin something, to get a process started
If I could just get the ball rolling, then other people would help. Now that we're acquainted, let's get the ball rolling!
military aviation term: loss of visual reference during take-off or landing due to the sand or dust
1. shoot with a firearm using a type of cartridge that contains gunpowder but neither bullet nor pellet. 2. [slang][fig.] be infertile and unlikely to impregnate a woman (due to various issues such as a low sperm count)
1.The squaddies were training, shooting blanks 2.We had been trying to have a baby for ages until a series of fertility tests revealed I was shooting blanks.
(about a movie or TV series) reach a point when, due to a unauthentic scene, it loses the appreciation of the public
made popular by "Indiana Jones" whose hero survives an explosion by hiding in a fridge
state securities laws
1. using copyright law to make a piece of work freely available and allowing its free distribution and modification (as long as its derivate versions follow the same copyright rules)
leaked documents from a law firm managing offshore companies in Panama and involving famous people
[Pol.] The Panama Papers are leaked documents that detail financial and attorney–client information for more than 214,488 offshore entities. They belonged to Mossack Fonseca.
law of evolution, only the fittest survive, the ones that can adapt
is a test process that is performed after the software has been changed in order to verify if the changes didn't affect other software parts
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