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Pronunciation: \f[dot]r-'ma-l[schwa]-t[macron over e]\


plural for*mal*i*ties

1 : the quality or state of being formal <the formality of the occasion>

2 : an established way of doing something <wedding formalities>

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Date:Jan 1, 2009
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