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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Formally  \Form"al*ly\,  adv 
  In  a  formal  manner;  essentially;  characteristically; 
  expressly;  regularly;  ceremoniously;  precisely. 
 
  That  which  formally  makes  this  [charity]  a  Christian 
  grace,  is  the  spring  from  which  it  flows.  --Smalridge. 
 
  You  and  your  followers  do  stand  formally  divided 
  against  the  authorized  guides  of  the  church  and  rest  of 
  the  people.  --Hooker. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  formally 
  adv  1:  with  official  authorization;  "the  club  will  be  formally 
  recognized"  [syn:  {officially}] 
  2:  in  a  formal  manner;  "he  was  dressed  rather  formally"  [syn:  {with 
  formality}]  [ant:  {informally}] 




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