formallyadverbuk /ˈfɔː.mə.li/ us /ˈfɔːr.mə.li/
formally adverb (OFFICIALLY)
- After he formally declared his interest in the club, a number of rival takeover bids have been announced.
- The centre will be formally opened next year.
- The ceasefire has yet to be formally agreed.
- The driver was formally cautioned for exceeding the speed limit.
- The contract is not binding until it has been formally agreed by both parties.
formally adverb (SERIOUSLY/CORRECTLY)