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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.]
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pro forma

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

A Latin phrase meaning for the sake of form, used to describe something that is done perfunctorily or automatically.
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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"
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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
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pro forma

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

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pro forma

[ˈprəʊˈfɔːmə] adv pro forma invoicefattura proforma
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The first Pro Forma Financial Statement is the Income Statement, shown in Figure 1.
Unlike the groundwork budgets that we discussed in earlier articles, the Cash Budget doesn't provide the details of your operations (like the Production, Direct Materials, and Direct Labor budgets do), nor is it a Pro Forma Financial Statement. Instead, it calculates how much cash you'll have on hand at the end of the period.
A Pro Forma financial statement typically includes projections for the future, including net revenue, cash flow, expenses and anticipated profits using your current financial statements to build a picture of the future.
North American Cannabis filed a pro forma financial statement disclosure following the acquisition.
"Given this variability, a more frequent collection of the pro forma financial statement is necessary for CMS to actively monitor each CO-OP's financial viability and sustainability."
The plan must include a quarterly timetable of steps to make that happen, the projected amount of earnings to be transferred to the regular reserve each quarter, any new services to be provided and pro forma financial statements that include any off-balance sheet items.
Additionally, the team is responsible for determining the financial reporting impact of the transaction (such as whether the divestiture can be reported as a discontinued operation) and developing pro forma financial statements to present the business being sold as if it were a stand-alone entity, a particularly important step in the selling process.
Had Lyondell owned 100 percent of the refinery for the first six months of 2006, and had the new crude oil contract been in place, the company's unaudited pro forma financial statements indicate that pro forma net income would have increased from $450 million to $640 million, or $1.74 to $2.47 per share on a fully diluted basis.