Monday, 17 September 2012

Entry: pro forma

In context: "Everyone but Wayne and Stice use the retch-bucket in a sort of pro forma way."

Definition: The term pro forma, Latin for "as a matter of form" or "for the sake of form", is a term applied to practices or documents that are done as a pure formality, perfunctorily, or seek to satisfy the minimum requirements or to conform to a convention or doctrine. It has different meanings in different fields.

Other: Wikipedia has more information, especially of the field or region-specific sort.

SNOOT score: 2
Page: 456

Source: Wikipedia

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