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presentment

noun pre·sent·ment \pri-ˈzent-mənt\

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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First Known Use of PRESENTMENT

14th century

Rhymes with PRESENTMENT

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