Definition of presentment
1 : the act of presenting to an authority a formal statement of a matter to be dealt with; specifically : the notice taken or statement made by a grand jury of an offense from their own knowledge without a bill of indictment laid before them
2 : the act of offering at the proper time and place a document (as a bill of exchange) that calls for acceptance or payment by another
3 a : the act of presenting to view or consciousness b : something set forth, presented, or exhibited c : the aspect in which something is presented
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