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pro for·ma

 (prō fôr′mə)
adj.
1. Done as a formality; perfunctory.
2. Provided in advance so as to prescribe form or describe items: a pro forma copy of a document.

[New Latin prō fōrmā : prō, for the sake of + fōrmā, ablative of fōrma, form.]

pro forma

(ˈprəʊ ˈfɔːmə)
adj
prescribing a set form or procedure
adv
performed in a set manner
[Latin: for form's sake]

pro for•ma

(proʊ ˈfɔr mə)
adj.
1. done as a matter of form or for the sake of form: a pro forma apology.
2. Also, pro•for′ma. provided in advance of shipment and merely showing the description and quantity of goods shipped without terms of payment: a pro forma invoice.
[1565–75; < Latin]

pro forma

A Latin phrase meaning for the sake of form, used to describe something that is done perfunctorily or automatically.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.pro forma - as a formality only; "a one-candidate pro forma election"
formal - being in accord with established forms and conventions and requirements (as e.g. of formal dress); "pay one's formal respects"; "formal dress"; "a formal ball"; "the requirement was only formal and often ignored"; "a formal education"
Adv.1.pro forma - in a set manner without serious attention; "they answered my letter pro forma"; "he kissed her cheek perfunctorily"
Translations

pro forma

[ˌprəʊˈfɔːmə]
A. ADJ [compliance, implementation] → puramente formal
B. CPD pro forma invoice Nfactura f detallada que precede a la entrega
pro forma letter Ncarta f estándar

pro forma

[ˌprəʊˈfɔːrmə] adj
pro forma invoice → facture f pro forma

pro forma (invoice)

pro forma

[ˈprəʊˈfɔːmə] adv pro forma invoicefattura proforma
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In light of the significant amount of accounting and reporting changes incorporated into the historical and current quarter pro forma financial statements, DowDuPont also provided its expected results for the third quarter of 2017:
A compilation of pro forma financial information is limited to presenting financial information that is the representation of management (owners) without undertaking to express any assurance on that information.
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Thus, meaningful presentation of pro forma results should benefit investors.
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Contractors shall provide pro forma review services in accordance with the following
In contrast, pro forma earnings statements in current usage have come to mean that many items are excluded from the calculation of net income at the discretion of management.
The use of pro forma earnings has become increasingly widespread and is drawing more attention.
The Adjusted Pro Forma combined company year-to-date results reflect eight months of synergies.