Etymology
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presentment (n.)

c. 1300, "act of presenting," from Old French presentement "presentation (of a person) at a ceremony" (12c.), from presenter (see present (v.)). From c. 1600 as "anything presented or exhibited." In law, "statement by a grand jury of an offense without a bill of indictment" (mid-15c.).

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Definitions of presentment

presentment (n.)
an accusation of crime made by a grand jury on its own initiative;
Synonyms: notification
presentment (n.)
a document that must be accepted and paid by another person;
presentment (n.)
a show or display; the act of presenting something to sight or view;
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