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tr.v. for·mal·ized, for·mal·iz·ing, for·mal·iz·es
1. To give a definite form or shape to.
a. To make formal.
b. To give formal standing or endorsement to; make official or legitimate by the observance of proper procedure.

for′mal·iz′a·ble adj.
for′mal·i·za′tion (-mə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
for′mal·iz′er n.




able to be formalized
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In this blurring of community, friendship, and family, kinship comes to function queerly as an active and fluid space that falls outside of formalizable rules (102), and begins to intimate the kind of rupture and transformation queer understandings of kinship might offer, not just to the current restrictive norms of Western marriage and family, but to the very ideals of normativity/non-normativity on which dominant discourse depends, including the discourse of stories created for children.
Depth seeks for meaning-fraught simplicities in ways that are surely thoughtful but probably ultimately not formalizable and always at once persuasive and tentative.
Formalizable thought is incapable of generating any content of its own, including the content of its own form determination.
Modal logic, however, the formal tool privileged by philosophers to shape their theories about intensional notions, displays severe drawbacks: its use determines an incoherent treatment of different kinds of modalities and it is expressively weak as important general claims are not fully formalizable in it.
Se trata en su poetica de corporizar la metafisica sin traducir lo infinito ilimitado a una cantidad formalizable.
dicha estructura normativa puede reducirse a normas para evaluar la relacion entre teoria y evidencia, entendiendose tal relacion como formalizable y evaluable con independencia del contexto; 3.
Como hipostasis y "area compactada" que pretende acceder a la dignidad de lo formalizable, la conceptualizacion puede habilitar el subsiguiente analisis en terminos de los procedimientos logicos, silogisticos, hipotetico-deductivos y demas orientados a la produccion de enunciados significativos a partir de una terminologia acordada (esencialmente no disputada).
De acuerdo con Silva, no es posible determinar de manera cierta la representatividad de una muestra por tres razones: en primer lugar, por el caracter no formalizable del concepto mismo de representatividad; en segundo lugar, porque una muestra concreta puede representar a la poblacion en unos aspectos, pero no en otros y, finalmente, porque con frecuencia no se conocen los parametros de la poblacion que se quiere representar mediante la muestra y por este criterio es imposible cotejarlas (precisamente la selection de la muestra es una manera de dar respuesta a esta dificultad) [13].
This role, Ohi suggests, departs from a "discussable" model of the novel rather than "given formalizable rules" (7).
rely also to consider the brain as a system operating far from equilibrium, prone to the onset of chaos, with much of its activity best describable in terms of oscillations and formalizable with differential equations.
Kripke maintains that the reduction of identity conditional predications of the form [for all]x,y[y = x [right arrow] Fx], equivalently but logically more complexly represented as all objects having property F, entitles us to include in applications of the indiscernibility of identicals as substituends for "F", the formalizable name of any property whatsoever.
The core of that science would be provided by a science of design, a body of intellectually tough, analytic, partially formalizable, partially empirical, teachable doctrine about the design process" (Simon, 1996).