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PRO FORMA

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does pro forma mean? 

PRO FORMA (adjective)
  The adjective PRO FORMA has 1 sense:

1. as a formality only

  Familiarity information: PRO FORMA used as an adjective is very rare.


PRO FORMA (adverb)
  The adverb PRO FORMA has 1 sense:

1. in a set manner without serious attention

  Familiarity information: PRO FORMA used as an adverb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PRO FORMA (adjective)


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Meaning:

As a formality only

Synonyms:

pro forma; perfunctory

Context example:

a one-candidate pro forma election

Similar:

formal (being in accord with established forms and conventions and requirements (as e.g. of formal dress))


PRO FORMA (adverb)


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Meaning:

In a set manner without serious attention

Synonyms:

as a formality; perfunctorily; pro forma

Context examples:

they answered my letter pro forma / he kissed her cheek perfunctorily


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