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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A show or display; An accusation of crime made by a grand jury on its own initiative; A document that must be accepted and paid by another person.

Usage examples (32)
  • H. R.6061, The Secure Fence Act of 2006, was delayed in presentment, but cleared Congress and was presented.
  • This whole “rule with changes” = “bill”, for the constitutional requirement of bicameralism and presentment is unprecedented and dangerous.
  • A presentment was a presentation, on their own motion, of an accusation against one or more persons.
  • In those cases, charges are returned in what is called a "presentment". for more
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