in propria persona

[ in proh-pree-uh per-soh-nuh ]
/ ɪn ˈproʊ pri ə pərˈsoʊ nə /

adverb Law.

represented by oneself and not by an attorney. Abbreviation: in pro. per.


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Origin of in propria persona

1645–55; < Latin: in one's own person

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British Dictionary definitions for in propria persona

in propria persona
/ Latin (ɪn ˈprəʊprɪə pɜːˈsəʊnə) /


mainly law in person; personally
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