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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of making official (as by stating rules governing classes of statements).

Usage examples (35)
  • I'm sure some mathematical physicists would like to think that formalization is going out of fashion, but that's certainly not the trend from where I sit.
  • One important reason for the successes of modern logic is its use of what has been called "formalization".
  • A metatheory of science requires a kind of formalization different from that already employed by scientific theories themselves.
  • He proposed a radical "formalization" of mathematics; all mathematical signs would be drained of meaning in order to avoid such confusions as arose in geometry. for more
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