Simple Definition of formalize
: to make (something) formal : to give proper or official form to (something)
Full Definition of formalize
formalizableplay \-ˌlī-zə-bəl\ adjective
formalizationplay \ˌfȯr-mə-lə-ˈzā-shən\ noun
formalizerplay \ˈfȯr-mə-ˌlī-zər\ noun
Examples of formalize in a sentence
The company has formalized its hiring practices.
Congress formalized the policy by making it law.
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