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Definition of Formality


  1. The condition or quality of being formal, strictly ceremonious, precise, etc.
  2. Form without substance.
  3. Compliance with formal or conventional rules; ceremony; conventionality.
  4. An established order; conventional rule of procedure; usual method; habitual mode.
  5. The dress prescribed for any body of men, academical, municipal, or sacerdotal.
  6. That which is formal; the formal part.
  7. The quality which makes a thing what it is; essence.
  8. The manner in which a thing is conceived or constituted by an act of human thinking; the result of such an act; as, animality and rationality are formalities.
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Formality Translations

formality in Norwegian is formalitet
formality in Spanish is requisito
formality in Swedish is formalitet