noun plural pro for·ma, pro for·mas.
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Normal procedure is that any member country can request that a document be circulated, and the UN does it pro-forma.Exclusive: Sony Emails Say Studio Exec Picked Kim Jong-Un as the Villain of ‘The Interview’|William Boot|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But as a matter of law, these tax-exempt organizations do maintain a pro-forma nonpartisan posture.Why Hillary Clinton Should Go a-Knocking on Ralph Reed’s Door|Jeff Greenfield|June 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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Cultural definitions for pro forma
Doing something pro forma means satisfying only the minimum requirements of a task and doing it in a perfunctory way: “Her welcoming address was strictly pro forma: you could tell that her mind was a million miles away.” From Latin, meaning “by form.”