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The government is promising a formal investigation.
They have offered me the job, but I don't yet have a formal contract.
We intend to make a formal written complaint.
When we first met, he was a little stiff and formal.
Business letters do not always have to be impersonal and formal.
"Ameliorate" is a more formal way of saying "improve."
The Queen will be the host at a formal dinner tonight.
She's got a lot of experience but no formal qualifications.
the formal innovations in Mozart's music
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English version of definition of formal
a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team
satirical writing or art uses humour to criticize people or things and make them seem silly
a response to a scathing comment or unpleasant situation
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American definition of formal from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.