Translation of formal in Spanish:

formal

Pronunciation: /ˈfɔːrməl; ˈfɔːməl/

adj

  • 1 (ceremonial) [reception/dinner] formal formal dress traje (m) de etiqueta they paid a formal call on the new Ambassador hicieron una visita oficial or de protocolo al nuevo embajador
  • 2 (official, conventional) [letter/meeting/invitation] formal; [reprimand/request] formal he hasn't any formal education no tiene formación académica
  • 3 3.1 (stiff, not familiar) [manner/person] ceremonioso; [style/language] formal 3.2 (regular, symmetrical) [garden] de diseño formal
  • 4 (of form) [aspect/analysis] formal, de forma

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