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British English: /ˈfɔːm(ə)l/
American English: /ˈfɔrməl/

Translation of formal in Italian:


  • 1 (official)
    (agreement, announcement, application, complaint, enquiry, invitation, reception)
  • 2
    (not casual) (language, register, style)
    (clothing, outfit, jacket)
    da cerimonia
    (on invitation) See examples:“dress: formal”
    “abito scuro”
    “assistance” is a formal word for “help”
    “assistenza” è una parola più formale di “aiuto”
    he sounded very formal [pejorative] formal teaching methods
    metodi tradizionali di insegnamento
  • 3 (structured)
    (logic, proof, grammar, linguistics, reasoning)
  • 4 (in recognized institution)
    he had no formal education
    non è mai andato a scuola
  • 5 (Literature, Art)
    (brilliance, symmetry, weakness)

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