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formalize

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishformalizefor‧mal‧ize (also formalise British English) /ˈfɔːməlaɪz $ ˈfɔːr-/ verb [transitive]  BPPUBLIC/NOT PRIVATEto make a plan, decision, or idea official, especially by deciding and clearly describing all the details Final arrangements for the takeover have yet to be formalized.formalization /ˌfɔːməlaɪˈzeɪʃən $ ˌfɔːrmələ-/ noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
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formalizeAfter several more weeks of details, the deal was formalized.The other crucial part is formalized child care.Other opposition has been adhoc and in some areas, such as Inishturk, has not formalized itself into an organization.In 1859 he formalized Nicholas I's reduction of military service from twenty-five years to fifteen.I just feel, like, we should, like ... you know, formalize our avenues of protest, right ...?a charter to formalize patients' rights in public health servicesThe new law is intended to further formalize the process of adopting children from overseas.Not until January 1982 did the Macintosh team finally sit down to formalize things.These problems remained, even after objectives had been partially clarified and formalized through grant financing and stringent financial controls.Most measures to formalize wage negotiations have so far been very successful.Sutton said he thinks Mazzone has only formalized what many pitchers have done over the years.The contracts must be formalized within a month.
From Longman Business Dictionaryformalizefor‧mal‧ize /ˈfɔːməlaɪzˈfɔːr-/ (also formalise British English) verb [transitive]LAW to make a plan, decision, or idea official, especially by deciding and clearly describing all the detailsFinal arrangements for the takeover have yet to be formalized.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
formalize
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyformalize
he, she, itformalizes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyformalized
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave formalized
he, she, ithas formalized
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad formalized
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill formalize
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have formalized
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam formalizing
he, she, itis formalizing
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you, we, theyare formalizing
Past
I, he, she, itwas formalizing
you, we, theywere formalizing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been formalizing
he, she, ithas been formalizing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been formalizing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be formalizing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been formalizing
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