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Pro Forma

As a matter of form or for the sake of form. Used to describe accounting, financial, and other statements or conclusions based upon assumed or anticipated facts.

The phrase pro forma, in an appealable decree or judgment, usually means that the decision was rendered not on a conviction that it was right, but merely to facilitate further proceedings.

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pro forma

1) prep. Latin for "as a matter of form," the phrase refers to court rulings merely intended to facilitate the legal process (to move matters along). 2) n. an accountant's proposed financial statement for a business based on the assumption that certain events occurred, such as a 20% increase in annual sales or 6% inflation.

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The proformas of 5(71.1%) journals directed the peer reviewers to send back the proforma via email while only 2(28.5%) journals demanded paper filled proforma via postage.
For the Water & Sewer System the aggregate Proforma Operating and Maintenance (O&M) Expenses (596805) divided by the CCFs Sold (b) during the period of FY2001-FY2006 (O&M/CCF) versus Water & Sewer System Actual O&M divided by the CCFs Sold during the period of FY2001-FY2006 were compared and are presented in Table 3.
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Using the financial proforma model, a financial baseline scenario representing the startup costs for the first five years of a new PACE program was developed.
Turnover edged up 5.5 per cent on a proforma basis.
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