noun plural pro for·ma, pro for·mas.
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The pro forma results are also inclusive of a private placement, and its recent acquisition of Tock.Squarespace files for a direct listing on the NYSE|Alex Wilhelm|April 16, 2021|TechCrunch
The House held a moment of silence to remember Wright on Monday after convening for a brief pro forma session.Rep. Ron Wright has died after battle with covid-19|Paulina Firozi, David Weigel|February 8, 2021|Washington Post
That Stone would slander the democratic, pro-Western, EuroMaidan revolution as a CIA coup is no surprise.
But failing that, he advised pro-immigration reform Republican candidates such as former Gov. Jeb Bush to just skip the state.Can This Republican Bring the GOP Back to Its Senses on Immigration?|Tim Mak|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
How did you make the transition from pro surfer to modeling?Anastasia Ashley, Surfer-Cum-Model, Rides The Viral Internet Wave|James Joiner|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even in places as blue-leaning as Colorado, Latino support for pro-growth Republicans has been growing.
Counter-protestors marched to confront the pro-police contingent, separated by barricades and uniformed officers.
In addition, the currency notes of the Government served in the place pro tanto of the Bank of England notes.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
“Lecompton” constitution of Kansas was a pro-slavery document which Buchanan favoured.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
Nam Sacerdos ille, qui huc ante nos aduenerat, nostro statim adutu in Galliam sua ipse sponte & pro veteri desiderio remigrauit.
Domi primm dedimus operam, vt pro nostris viribus officium Ecclesiasticum ne deesset.
During the ingenuous apologia pro vita sua Miss Anne regarded him with her honest candour.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
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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.”