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formal language

n
1. (Logic) a language designed for use in situations in which natural language is unsuitable, as for example in mathematics, logic, or computer programming. The symbols and formulas of such languages stand in precisely specified syntactic and semantic relations to one another
2. (Logic) logic a logistic system for which an interpretation is provided: distinguished from formal calculus in that the semantics enable it to be regarded as about some subject matter
Translations
formální jazyk
Formale Sprache
formalni jezik
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Keep calm, think before you answer and use formal language (no slang).
My daughter didn't relate to the formal language and I found it exhausting to simultaneously read and translate from fussha to amiya," Makhoul said.
Brits considers how 20th-century writers overcame the traditional displacement between mathematics and literature through an engagement with the peculiarities of numbers as a formal language, and above all, an engagement with the mathematical approach to the infinite.
The new ride is designed by the Ferrari Styling Centre, and it redefines the formal language of front-engine V12 Ferraris' proportions without changing either its exterior dimensions or interior space and comfort.
We have made several crucial calls to government to prioritise sign language like any other formal language and efforts have for a very long time drawn blank.
Linguistic transition should be smooth, and here you need skilled teachers, so as not to give the students the impression that the language they speak at home is wrong and that the formal language used at school is good," he said.
The sculptures cumulatively opened up a sprawling network of free association by way of their compressed formal language.
She draws inspiration from traditional craft processes, the exquisite chaos of the cityscape and the formal language of sculpture.
I took formal language and materials used in the 1950s and 1960s during the space race," says Tuton.
In the Audi Q2, we have developed a distinctively geometric formal language with special design characteristics specific to this model," said Marc Lichte, Audi head of design.
I wanted to limit the formal language I was using - to work tonally gradating from black to white, leaching out the medium from the paint in order to enhance a variety of textures.
The OECD recommends a careful review of existing regulations, such as the minimum wage or formal language requirements for a wide range of occupations, to promote equal access to good-quality jobs.

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