from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Done as a formality; perfunctory.
- adj. Provided in advance so as to prescribe form or describe items: a pro forma copy of a document.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. For the sake of form only.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- As a matter of form.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a set manner without serious attention
- adj. as a formality only
New Latin prō fōrmā : prō, for the sake of + fōrmā, ablative of fōrma, form.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin, see Latin etymology. (Wiktionary)
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