in propria persona

adverb
in pro·​pria per·​so·​na | \ in-ˈprō-prē-ə-pər-ˈsō-nə How to pronounce in propria persona (audio) \

Definition of in propria persona

: in one's own person or character : personally especially : without the assistance of an attorney

First Known Use of in propria persona

1654, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for in propria persona

Medieval Latin

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“In propria persona.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20propria%20persona. Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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in propria persona

adverb
in pro·​pria per·​so·​na | \ in-ˈprō-prē-ə-pər-ˈsō-nə, -per-ˈsō-nä How to pronounce in propria persona (audio) \

Legal Definition of in propria persona

: in one's own person : without the assistance of an attorney : pro se the defendant appeared in propria persona

History and Etymology for in propria persona

Latin

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