(US LAW) a formal written accusation of a crime by a grand jury without first having received an indictment request (=a formal request for someone to be charged with a crime from a prosecutor)
The grand jury made a written presentment of these facts to the district court.
the formal production of a negotiable instrument for acceptance or payment
As a favour, Janet asked Jim to defer presentment of the cheque she had given him until the first of the next month.
to give a formal statement to a court or other tribunal about a legal matter
Presentment did not occur until March 7, when Mr Brewster gave his testimony.