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Definitions of presentment

(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.