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Formalize   /fˈɔrməlˌaɪz/   Listen
Formalize

verb
(past & past part. formalized; pres. part. formalizing)
1.
Make formal or official.  Synonym: formalise.
2.
Declare or make legally valid.  Synonyms: formalise, validate.






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"Formalize" Quotes from Famous Books



... expanse. But all these are only preliminary conditions for his task; this task itself demands something else—it requires him TO CREATE VALUES. The philosophical workers, after the excellent pattern of Kant and Hegel, have to fix and formalize some great existing body of valuations—that is to say, former DETERMINATIONS OF VALUE, creations of value, which have become prevalent, and are for a time called "truths"—whether in the domain of the LOGICAL, the POLITICAL (moral), or the ARTISTIC. ...
— Beyond Good and Evil • Friedrich Nietzsche



Words linked to "Formalize" :   sign, invalidate, authorise, probate, pass, hold, authorize, ritualise, ratify, clear, adjudge, declare, cosign, formalise, co-sign, ritualize, formalization



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