formalisation

World English Dictionary
formalize or formalise (ˈfɔːməˌlaɪz)
 
vb
1.  to be or make formal
2.  (tr) to make official or valid
3.  (tr) to give a definite shape or form to
4.  logic to extract the logical form of (an expression), to express in the symbols of some formal system
 
formalise or formalise
 
vb
 
formali'zation or formalise
 
n
 
formali'sation or formalise
 
n
 
'formalizer or formalise
 
n
 
'formaliser or formalise
 
n

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