Translation of proceed in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /prəʊˈsiːd; prə-; prəˈsiːd/

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1 (move forward) [formal] [person/vehicle] avanzar* I was proceeding along King Street when … circulaba por King Street cuando … please proceed to gate five les rogamos se dirijan a la puerta número cinco to proceed on one's way seguir* adelante
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    • Fans of classic film move forward: Others should proceed cautiously.
    • She had no inkling of how to proceed, but quickly moved forward and sat down by the fire.
    • If you do, the bike proceeds forward: if you don't, it stops, you fall off, and you may hurt yourself.
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    • But, to Toulmin, this act of homage proceeded from a delusion.
    • All proceeded from a premise that equated modernization with Westernization.
    • That other machine may, in like manner, have proceeded from a former machine: nor does that alter the case; the contrivance must have had a contriver.
  • 2 (continue) continuar* proceed, Mr. Thomas continúe, Sr. Thomas to proceed to sth pasar a algo let us proceed to the next item on the agenda pasemos al siguiente punto del orden del día to proceed (with sth) seguir* adelante (con algo) do you intend to proceed with the case? ¿piensas seguir adelante con el caso?to proceed to + infinitive/infinitivo she proceeded to tell us why pasó a explicarnos por qué he threatened to resign, then proceeded to do just that amenazó con dimitir e ipso facto lo hizo he broke it and then proceeded to tell me it was my fault! ¡lo rompe y va y me dice olímpicamente que es culpa mía!
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    • I know the joint work between the Polish command and the Bulgarian contingent has been proceeding very well.
    • But he denied reports on Chad's latest threat, saying bilateral co-operation continued to proceed.
    • There will be further opportunities to view the house as dismantling continues and reconstruction proceeds at the new site.
  • 3 (act) [formal] proceder how does one proceed in such circumstances? ¿cómo se debe proceder en tales circunstancias? [formal]
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    • She bundled up my bedding and proceeded to toss it down the staircase.
    • Then Yaakov proceeds to name the area where this event took place.
    • Kim moved forward and proceeded to do the same thing on her other cheek.
  • 4 (progress) marchar everything is proceeding according to plan todo marcha conforme al plan
  • 5 (issue) [formal] to proceed from sth proceder de algo
  • 6 (take legal action) [formal] to proceed against sb demandar a algn
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    • Meanwhile, the lawsuit will proceed against the state and other individual counties with the trial set for Aug.26.
    • This high-stakes lawsuit is now proceeding in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, before Judge John Bates.
    • Do you say you can proceed against Aboriginal native title claimants for trespass if they happen to wander across any part of your tenement?

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • proseguir* well, he proceeded, it was like this … —bueno —siguió diciendo or prosiguió —fue así …

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In Spain, pinchos are small portions of food, often on a cocktail stick, eaten in a bar or cafe. Often free, they are similar to tapas, but much smaller. There are pinchos of many foods, including Spanish omelet, ham, sausage, and anchovy.