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Translation of "formal" - English-Spanish dictionary

formal

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 formal behaviour/behavior. (of language) exactly correct by grammatical etc rules but not conversational formal 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 formalmente His promotion has not yet been formally announced. formality /-ˈmӕ-/ noun ( plural formalities) something which is done for appearance but has little meaning formalidad The chairman’s speech was only a formality. unrelaxed correctness of behaviour/behavior formalidad His formality made him appear unfriendly.
(Definition of formal from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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