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Synonyms for formal

fond of or given to ceremony

of or characterized by ceremony

requiring elegant clothes and fine manners

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a lavish dance requiring formal attire

being in accord with established forms and conventions and requirements (as e.g. of formal dress)

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characteristic of or befitting a person in authority

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(of spoken and written language) adhering to traditional standards of correctness and without casual, contracted, and colloquial forms

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represented in simplified or symbolic form

logically deductive

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refined or imposing in manner or appearance

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1) In evaluating the merits of a formal loss-transfer mechanism (including its potential short-term revenue effect) in the legislation, the government should bear in mind that a formal system will simplify or obviate entirely many transactions that are carried out routinely, though inefficiently, today.
While the final report generated by the Section 332 and issued by the ITC makes no formal recommendations on what should be done about foreign competition, it will serve as the foundation for all future trade actions at the federal level by the industry as a whole or segments of it.
Support formal education and registration for dental assistants.
When formal bids are conducted, the law also obligates the district to choose the lowest bidder, regardless of the firm's track record.
The four developmental orientations in DCT include sensorimotor, con crete, formal operations, and dialectic/systemic (Ivey, 1993).
Depending upon cited studies, researchers were curious and planned to conduct the study on professional attitudes of male and female prospective teachers of formal and non-formal sectors.
Teaching practice is a graduate/post graduate level course in teacher education institutions both in non-formal and formal institutions.
Synopsys VC Formal delivers faster property convergence through a set of unique engines and smart engine orchestration.
The study, The Benefits of Retirement Planning, reveals a stark difference between those who have a formal written plan and those who don't:
KEYWORDS: Wireless Networks, Security Protocols, Formal Methods, Event-B, Rodin, Verification, WPA2.
Efforts to improve formal mentoring have involved identifying aspects of mentors and mentoring that seem to matter most.
Formal constitutional amendment rules are largely corrective.
Pako Lorente, men's formal wear brand, recently opened their newest online branch in the UK, making their formal shirts more readily available to the people of the United Kingdom.
Although McLuhan suggests in many of his writings that the content of any medium is another medium--signifying the way that mediation ties into on-going historical developments and contexts--many people still fail to grasp how his work relies upon a notion of formal cause.
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