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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Formalize  \Form"al*ize\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Formalized};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Formalizing}.] 
  1.  To  give  form  or  a  certain  form  to  to  model.  [R.] 
 
  2.  To  render  formal. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Formalize  \Form"al*ize\,  v.  i. 
  To  affect  formality.  [Obs.]  --ales. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  formalize 
  v  1:  make  formal  or  official;  "We  formalized  the  appointment  and 
  gave  him  a  title" 
  2:  declare  or  make  legally  valid  [syn:  {validate}]  [ant:  {invalidate}] 




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