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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a ceremonious manner; With official authorization.

Usage examples (39)
  • He was dressed rather formally
  • The club will be formally recognized
  • Adverb : The store was formally opened on Tuesday. ,It may be formally correct, but it is substantively wrong
  • On the following day, at nine o'clock, the term formally began. for more
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  • If you were "formerly" (previously) in the military you may always be "formally" (conventionally, properly) introduced by your highest rank.
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