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  2  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  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  formalized 
  adj  1:  concerned  with  or  characterized  by  rigorous  or  adherence  to 
  recognized  forms  (especially  in  religion  or  art); 
  "highly  formalized  plays  like  `Waiting  for  Godot'" 
  [syn:  {formalistic}] 
  2:  given  formal  standing  or  endorsement;  made  official  or 
  legitimate  by  the  observance  of  proper  procedures 




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