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in propria persona

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adv. Law In one's own person, especially without representation by an attorney.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. By the person himself/herself; often used when a defendant is representing himself/herself in court without an attorney.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In one's own person; by or through one's self and not another.

Etymologies

Medieval Latin in propriā persōnā : Latin in, in + Latin propriā : feminine ablative sing. of proprius, one's own + Latin persōnā, ablative of persōna, person.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
directly from Latin (Wiktionary)

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