Definition of formality in English:


Line breaks: for|mal¦ity
Pronunciation: /fɔːˈmalɪti

noun (plural formalities)

[mass noun]


mid 16th century (in the sense 'accordance with legal rules or conventions'): from French formalité or medieval Latin formalitas, from formalis (see formal).

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