Definition of formalize
formalizableplay \ˈfȯr-mə-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.
First Known Use of formalize
FORMALIZE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of formalize for English Language Learners
: to make (something) formal : to give proper or official form to (something)
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