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Related to presentment: Notice of dishonor
an act or manner of presenting; the act of presenting information: The principal made the presentment.
Not to be confused with:
presentiment – foreboding; a vague expectation: I had a presentiment that there would be an accident.
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1. The act of presenting to view or to the mind: a bill of exchange that is payable on presentment.
a. An indictment.
b. The report of a grand jury concerning an alleged offense, used as a basis for an indictment.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. the act of presenting or state of being presented; presentation
2. (Broadcasting) something presented, such as a picture, play, etc
3. (Law) law chiefly US a statement on oath by a grand jury of something within their own knowledge or observation, esp the commission of an offence when the indictment has been laid before them
4. (Commerce) commerce the presenting of a bill of exchange, promissory note, etc
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. an act of presenting, esp. to the mind, as an idea, view, etc.
2. the state of being presented.
3. a presentation.
4. the manner or mode in which something is presented.
5. a representation, picture, or likeness.
6. the presenting of a bill, note, or the like, as for acceptance or payment.
7. the written statement of an offense by a grand jury when no indictment has been laid before them.
8. a theatrical or dramatic presentation.
[1275–1325; Middle English presentement]
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|Noun||1.||presentment - an accusation of crime made by a grand jury on its own initiative|
due process, due process of law - (law) the administration of justice according to established rules and principles; based on the principle that a person cannot be deprived of life or liberty or property without appropriate legal procedures and safeguards
|2.||presentment - a document that must be accepted and paid by another person|
|3.||presentment - a show or display; the act of presenting something to sight or view; "the presentation of new data"; "he gave the customer a demonstration"|
show - the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining; "a remarkable show of skill"
exhibition - the act of exhibiting; "a remarkable exhibition of musicianship"
exposure - presentation to view in an open or public manner; "the exposure of his anger was shocking"
performance - the act of presenting a play or a piece of music or other entertainment; "we congratulated him on his performance at the rehearsal"; "an inspired performance of Mozart's C minor concerto"
lecture demonstration - presentation of an example of what the lecturer is discoursing about
counterdemonstration - a demonstration held in opposition to another demonstration; "supporters of the president organized a counterdemonstration in his support"
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