1 an accusation of crime made by a grand jury on its own initiative [syn: notification]
2 a document that must be accepted and paid by another person
3 a show or display; the act of presenting something to sight or view; "the presentation of new data"; "he gave the customer a demonstration" [syn: presentation, demonstration]
EtymologyFrom presentement, from , from presenter + -ment
- 1993, Peter Kolchin, American Slavery, Penguin History,
paperback edition, page 62
- In 1771, a grand jury presentment in Georgia revealed that "Slaves are permitted to rent houses [...]".
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