in propria persona

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adverb in pro·pria per·so·na \in-ˈprō-prē-ə-pər-ˈsō-nə\

Definition of in propria persona

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

Origin and Etymology of in propria persona

Medieval Latin


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in propria persona

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adverb in pro·pria per·so·na \in-ˈprō-prē-ə-pər-ˈsō-nə, -per-ˈsō-nä\

Legal Definition of in propria persona

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

Origin and Etymology of in propria persona

Latin


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