administrative  proceeding.A hearing, inquiry, investigation, or trial before an administrative

agency,  usu. ad-judicatory in  nature but sometimes quasi-legislative. —  Also termed evidentiary

hearing;  full  hearing;  trial-type  hearing;  agency  adjudication.  [Cases:  Administrative  Law  and

Procedure    309, 341–513. C.J.S. Public Administrative Law and Procedure §§ 71, 76–171.] [Blacks Law 8th]