Traducción de "formal" - Diccionario Inglés-Español


adjective uk /ˈfɔː·məl/ us /ˈfɔr·məl/

used to describe clothes, language, and behaviour that are serious or very polite

a formal dinner party

public or official

a formal announcement

(Traducción de "formal" del Diccionario de Cambridge Inglés-Español © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /ˈfoːməl/

done etc according to a fixed and accepted way

formal, oficial
a formal letter.

suitable or correct for occasions when things are done according to a fixed and accepted way

de etiqueta, de ceremonia
You must wear formal dress.

(of behaviour, attitude etc) not relaxed and friendly

formal behaviour/behavior.

(of language) exactly correct by grammatical etc rules but not conversational

Legal documents are written in very formal English.

(of designs etc) precise and following a fixed pattern rather than occuring naturally

ordenado, simétrico
formal gardens.
formally adverb

His promotion has not yet been formally announced.
formality /-ˈmӕ-/ noun (plural formalities)

something which is done for appearance but has little meaning

The chairman’s speech was only a formality.

unrelaxed correctness of behaviour/behavior

His formality made him appear unfriendly.

(Traducción de "formal" del PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)