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in propria persona

[in proh-pree-uh per-soh-nuh] /ɪn ˈproʊ pri ə pərˈsoʊ nə/
noun, Law.
1.
represented by oneself and not by an attorney.
Abbreviation: in pro. per.
Origin
1645-1655
1645-55; < Latin: in one's own person
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Examples from the web for in propria persona
  • She could not be introduced in propria persona, still less as another historic character.
  • The term for someone who represents himself or herself in a legal matter is in propria persona, more commonly known as pro per.
  • It is difficult to distinguish between an attorney appearing in propria persona and in-house counsel for a law firm.
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in propria persona

/ɪn ˈprəʊprɪə pɜːˈsəʊnə/
adverb
1.
(mainly law) in person; personally
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