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Definition of the noun formalities

What does formalities mean as a name of something?


  1. a requirement of etiquette or custom
    • examples: Let's dispense with formalities. | Let's do away with all formalities. | Let's deal with the formalities. | Let our secretary take care of these kinds of formalities.
    • lexical domain: Natural Events - nouns denoting natural events
    • synonym of formalities: formality
    • more generic terms: ceremonial / ceremonial occasion / ceremony / observance = a formal event performed on a special occasion


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Google previewDispatches from the Front (1995)

Theological Engagements with the Secular by Stanley Hauerwas

But the real reason a gentleman respects formalities is that it enables him to distinguish between agreeing with others on fundamentals, on a certain manner of conducting oneself, and a substantive agreement on what to do here and now.

Google previewFundamental Rights in European Contract Law (2008)

A Comparison of the Impact of Fundamental Rights on Contractual Relationships in Germany, the Netherlands, Italy and England by Chantal Mak

Lord Nicholls accepted that 'in suitable instances it is open to Parliament, when Parliament considers the public interest so requires, to decide that failure to comply with certain formalities is an essential prerequisite to enforcement of certain ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Women in South Asia: Bhutan (2004)

Major constraints that restrict women's access to credit due to limitations of financial institutions include the complicated and lengthy procedures, rigid formalities and requirements, restrictive procedures and arrangements, high cost of ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Intellectual Property Law (2011)

by Peter Groves

Formalities,. Formalities. Officer. IP applications, particularly patent ones, generate a considerable volume of purely formal correspondence. Patent attorneys often employ staff specifically to deal with these matters, as opposed to the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine (2015)

Medicolegal formalities tend to take time, but the earlier they are completed, the better it is for the pathologist. If a body has to be embalmed, the neck organs should be removed first. A detailed history is very helpful, since it would determine ...

Google previewIntellectual Property Law Dictionary (2004)

by Rachel Gader-Shafran

Formalities, use of ...

Google previewDictionary of International Trade (2005)

Handbook of the Global Trade Community Includes 21 Key Appendices by Edward G. Hinkelman

Export and Import Customs Clearance — It is usually desirable that export customs formalities be handled by the seller and import customs formalities be handled by the buyer. However, some trade terms require that the buyer handle export ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc. : Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

FORMALITIES, in matters of law, are frequently used for the formulas themselves, or the rules prescribed for judiciary...

Google previewOur Sunday Visitor's Catholic Encyclopedia

Cope from Spain, made in 1430 Convalidation according to canonical form is to be accompanied by all the canonical formalities of an ordinary wedding. The investigation into the parties' freedom to marry takes place and pastoral preparation ...

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Formalities at WWII memorial

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VOCABULARY IN 20 LANGUAGES = customs formalities

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There are formalities between the closest of friends.
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Scrabble value of F4O1R1M3A1L1I1T1I1E1S1

The value of this 11-letter word is 16 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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