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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The amendment formalized what had been the historical practice for the vice president to permanently take over if the president dies or resigns, and gave the president and Congress shared power to replace a vice president.
Officials earlier this year circulated a draft of anti-money-laundering rules for bitcoin exchanges, a powerful warning, even though the regulations were never formalized, according to people familiar with the matter.
The announcement was formalized in an administrative order that the governor signed at a Tuesday morning news conference in Juneau.
To that mix was added the daily dose of lime and some sugar–although the connection between citrus and scurvy wasn’t formalized for more than 50 years.
Mundelein formalized its temporary waiver policy during an Aug. 28 board meeting, a few weeks after Libertyville’s decision.
The Delaware River Basin Commission, meeting in Bucks County on Wednesday, voted 3-1 to launch a process to formalize the current moratorium on natural-gas development near the river.
Other local government entities could formalize such policies.
In 2017, Weise and his team formalized procedures to help clients work in the states that don’t have an income tax, cutting their annual taxes by 10 to 13 percent.
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First Known Use of formalize
Synonymsstandardize, homogenize, normalize, regularize
Antonymsdecline, deny, disallow, disapprove, negative, reject, turn down, veto
Related Wordscodify, marshal (also marshall), methodize, order, organize, systematize, systemize; average, equalize, even; square; accredit, certify; control, govern, regulate, rule; conciliate, conform, coordinate, harmonize, integrate, reconcile, synthesize
Near Antonymscustomize, individualize, tailor
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