pro forma

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin prō fōrmā.

Adjective[edit]

pro forma (not comparable)

  1. For the sake of form only.
  2. Of or relating to a document of form, especially an invoice sent in advance.
  3. (of a financial document) Showing projected costs, liabilities, etc., especially as a result of an expected action or situation.

Translations[edit]

Adverb[edit]

pro forma (comparative more pro forma, superlative most pro forma)

  1. Done for the sake of form or politeness only.
    he greeted her pro forma

Noun[edit]

pro forma (plural pro formas)

  1. A document that shows the standard entries of a form or similar document.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin prō fōrmā.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

pro forma

  1. pro forma

Adverb[edit]

pro forma

  1. pro forma

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin prō fōrmā.

Adjective[edit]

pro forma

  1. pro forma

Adverb[edit]

pro forma

  1. pro forma

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From prō (for) + the ablative singular of fōrma (form, figure). Literally meaning "for form" or "for the sake of form".

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

prō fōrmā (not comparable)

  1. pro forma, for the sake of form only