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formality

noun

Definition of FORMALITY

1
an act or utterance that is a customary show of good manners <bowing to your guest is a formality you don't need to perform for me>
2
an oft-repeated action or series of actions performed in accordance with tradition or a set of rules <churchgoers loved the formalities of a traditional Christmas Eve candlelight service>

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