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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.
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Noun1.formalization - the act of making formal (as by stating formal rules governing classes of expressions)
systematisation, systematization, rationalisation, rationalization - systematic organization; the act of organizing something according to a system or a rationale


formalisation (British) [ˌfɔːrməlaɪˈzeɪʃən] nofficialisation f
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