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formalize

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1 to make agree with a single established standard or model
  • we'll need to formalize our research results before we submit our study for review

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2 to give official acceptance of as satisfactory
  • the plan has yet to be formalized by the city council

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The first known use of formalize was in 1646

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“Formalize.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/formalize. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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