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Oct 9 2009   4:22PM GMT

Procedes or proceeds?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
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Business writing
CIO
commonly misspelled words
Quiz
spelling

Which is correct?
RDC is unlikely to ever be as secure as the traditional deposit method, in which the bank must receive the physical check before it _______ to deposit funds to the customer’s account.
a. procedes
b. proceeds


Answer: b

Explanation:
Proceeds is correct — it means goes ahead. (Procedes is not a word.)
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