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1. formalised, formalistic, formalized

concerned with or characterized by rigorous adherence to recognized forms (especially in religion or art)

Example Sentences:
'highly formalized plays like Waiting for Godot''

2. formalised, formalized

given formal standing or endorsement; made official or legitimate by the observance of proper procedures

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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to be or make formal
2. (transitive)
to make official or valid
3. (transitive)
to give a definite shape or form to
4. logic
to extract the logical form of (an expression), to express in the symbols of some formal system

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verb transitiveWord forms: ˈformalˌized or ˈformalˌizing
to give definite form to
to make formal
to make official, valid, etc. by use of an appropriate form
to formalize an agreement

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of formalized
tr.v. for·mal·ized, for·mal·iz·ing, for·mal·iz·es
1. To give a definite form or shape to.
a. To make formal.
b. To give formal standing or endorsement to; make official or legitimate by the observance of proper procedure.

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