/ˈproʊfət/ (say 'prohfuht)

noun Law
an exhibition of a record or paper in open court.
{Latin: he or she brings forward}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Profert — Pro fert, n. [L., he brings forward, 3d pers. pr. of proferre. See {Proffer}. ] (Law) The exhibition or production of a record or paper in open court, or an allegation that it is in court. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • profert — prefer or profert /prowfar/ In old English law, an offer or proffer; an offer or endeavor to proceed in an action, by any man concerned to do so. A return made by a sheriff of his accounts into the exchequer; a payment made on such return. See… …   Black's law dictionary

  • profert — /proh feuhrt/, n. Law. an exhibition of a record or paper in open court. [1710 20; < L: lit., he brings forward] * * * …   Universalium

  • profert — noun The production or display of recorded evidence in court …   Wiktionary

  • profert — n. presentation of a document …   English contemporary dictionary

  • profert — pro·fert …   English syllables

  • profert — An offer made formally in a pleading to produce a particular document relied upon by the pleader by way of cause of action or defense. 41 Am J1st Pl § 60. The production of, or offer to produce, a document, made by a party to an action for the… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • profert — ˈprōfə(r)t noun ( s) Etymology: Latin, he brings forward, 3d person present indicative of proferre 1. : an allegation in a pleading or on the record that the pleader produces in open court an instrument relief upon and set forth therein 2. : the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • profert in curia — /profart an kyuriya(m)/ L. Lat. (Sometimes written profert in curiam.) He produces in court. In old practice, these words were inserted in a declaration, as an allegation that the plaintiff was ready to produce, or did actually produce, in court …   Black's law dictionary

  • profert ad curiam — Same as profert in curia …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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