formalize definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to provide a certain type or shape to.
    • In order to make formal.
    • to offer formal standing or endorsement to; make official or genuine because of the observance of correct process.
    • To give kind, or a certain form, to; to design.
    • To make formal.
    • To give a certain kind or shape to.
    • which will make formal.
    • to offer formal standing or endorsement to; make formal or legitimate because of the observance of correct process.
    • to offer type, or a particular kind, to; to design.
    • To make formal.
  • verb:
    • to offer anything an absolute kind; to shape.
    • to offer something a formal or formal standing.
    • to do something with formality.
    • make formal or formal
    • declare or make legally legitimate
    • To give some thing a definite form; to shape.
    • to offer one thing an official or formal standing.
    • to behave with formality.
    • make formal or formal
    • declare or make legitimately legitimate
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To impact formality.
    • To influence formality.
  • others:
    • to lessen to make; give a certain type to; model.
    • To render formal.
    • To affect formality; become formal.
    • to utilize kinds, by declaration.
    • To reduce to make; provide a certain type to; model.
    • To make formal.
    • To affect formality; become formal.
    • to utilize kinds, as of declaration.

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