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English verb: formalise

1. formalise (social) make formal or official


SamplesWe formalized the appointment and gave him a title.


Synonymsformalize


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)adjudge, declare, hold


Narrower (hyponym)ritualise, ritualize

2. formalise (social) declare or make legally valid


Synonymsformalize, validate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)authorise, authorize, clear, pass


Narrower (hyponym)co-sign, cosign, probate, ratify, sign


Antonymsannul, invalidate, nullify, void, quash, avoid









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