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Pro Forma

pro forma adj

[Latin, for the sake of form]
1 : made or carried out in a perfunctory manner or as a formality
2 : provided or made in advance to describe items or projections [a pro forma invoice]


Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.