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I meditate. I've been a meditator since, I think I was doing it unofficially before all my life and then began to formalize it somewhere around 14.
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Meaning of "formalize" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FORMALIZE

formalize  [ˈfɔːməˌlaɪz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FORMALIZE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Formalize is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb formalize in English.

WHAT DOES FORMALIZE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of formalize in the English dictionary

The first definition of formalize in the dictionary is to be or make formal. Other definition of formalize is to make official or valid. Formalize is also to give a definite shape or form to.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO FORMALIZE

PRESENT

Present
I formalize
you formalize
he/she/it formalizes
we formalize
you formalize
they formalize
Present continuous
I am formalizing
you are formalizing
he/she/it is formalizing
we are formalizing
you are formalizing
they are formalizing
Present perfect
I have formalized
you have formalized
he/she/it has formalized
we have formalized
you have formalized
they have formalized
Present perfect continuous
I have been formalizing
you have been formalizing
he/she/it has been formalizing
we have been formalizing
you have been formalizing
they have been formalizing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I formalized
you formalized
he/she/it formalized
we formalized
you formalized
they formalized
Past continuous
I was formalizing
you were formalizing
he/she/it was formalizing
we were formalizing
you were formalizing
they were formalizing
Past perfect
I had formalized
you had formalized
he/she/it had formalized
we had formalized
you had formalized
they had formalized
Past perfect continuous
I had been formalizing
you had been formalizing
he/she/it had been formalizing
we had been formalizing
you had been formalizing
they had been formalizing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will formalize
you will formalize
he/she/it will formalize
we will formalize
you will formalize
they will formalize
Future continuous
I will be formalizing
you will be formalizing
he/she/it will be formalizing
we will be formalizing
you will be formalizing
they will be formalizing
Future perfect
I will have formalized
you will have formalized
he/she/it will have formalized
we will have formalized
you will have formalized
they will have formalized
Future perfect continuous
I will have been formalizing
you will have been formalizing
he/she/it will have been formalizing
we will have been formalizing
you will have been formalizing
they will have been formalizing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would formalize
you would formalize
he/she/it would formalize
we would formalize
you would formalize
they would formalize
Conditional continuous
I would be formalizing
you would be formalizing
he/she/it would be formalizing
we would be formalizing
you would be formalizing
they would be formalizing
Conditional perfect
I would have formalize
you would have formalize
he/she/it would have formalize
we would have formalize
you would have formalize
they would have formalize
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been formalizing
you would have been formalizing
he/she/it would have been formalizing
we would have been formalizing
you would have been formalizing
they would have been formalizing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you formalize
we let´s formalize
you formalize
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to formalize
Past participle
formalized
Present Participle
formalizing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FORMALIZE


animalise
ˈænɪməˌlaɪz
animalize
ˈænɪməˌlaɪz
atmolyse
ˈætməˌlaɪz
atmolyze
ˈætməˌlaɪz
caramelise
ˈkærəməˌlaɪz
caramelize
ˈkærəməˌlaɪz
decimalize
ˈdɛsɪməˌlaɪz
deformalize
diːˈfɔːməˌlaɪz
hemolyze
ˈhiːməˌlaɪz
marmalize
ˈmɑːməˌlaɪz
normalise
ˈnɔːməˌlaɪz
normalize
ˈnɔːməˌlaɪz
optimalise
ˈɒptɪməˌlaɪz
optimalize
ˈɒptɪməˌlaɪz
plasmolyse
ˈplæzməˌlaɪz
plasmolyze
ˈplæzməˌlaɪz
renormalise
riːˈnɔːməˌlaɪz
renormalize
riːˈnɔːməˌlaɪz
thermalise
ˈθɜːməˌlaɪz
thermalize
ˈθɜːməˌlaɪz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FORMALIZE

formal theory
formaldehyde
formalin
formaline
formalisable
formalisation
formaliser
formalism
formalist
formalistic
formalistically
formaliter
formalities
formality
formalizable
formalization
formalizer
formally
formally valid
formalness

WORDS THAT END LIKE FORMALIZE

Belize
capitalize
contextualize
crystalize
decriminalize
finalize
generalize
immortalize
initialize
legalize
localize
marginalize
materialize
neutralize
personalize
realize
revitalize
socialize
specialize
vandalize
visualize

Synonyms and antonyms of formalize in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «formalize» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FORMALIZE

Find out the translation of formalize to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of formalize from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «formalize» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

使正式化
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

formalizar
570 millions of speakers

English

formalize
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सजाना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

إضفاء الطابع الرسمي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

формализовать
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

formalizar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ডিক্রী করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

officialiser
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Rasmi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

formalisieren
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

正式化する
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

공식화하다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Formalisasi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

chính thức hóa
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முறைப்படுத்துவது
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

औपचारिक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

resmileştirmek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

rendere ufficiale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

sformalizować
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

формалізувати
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

formaliza
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

επισημοποιήσει
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

formalisering
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

formalisera
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

formal
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of formalize

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FORMALIZE»

The term «formalize» is regularly used and occupies the 63.853 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FORMALIZE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about formalize

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QUOTES WITH «FORMALIZE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word formalize.
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Lorraine Toussaint
I meditate. I've been a meditator since, I think I was doing it unofficially before all my life and then began to formalize it somewhere around 14.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FORMALIZE»

Discover the use of formalize in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to formalize and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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DEON 2004:
We study the social delegation cycle in a formal framework. The research questions of this paper are: 1. How to balance goal generation, norm creation, and acceptance? 2. How to formalize joint goal generation? We formalize goal generation ...
Alessio Lomuscio, Donald Nute, 2004
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Communicating Process Architectures 2006: WoTUG-29 : ...
It can formalize situations in which events must go so that one starts before another is finished (prescriptive coexistence). It can also formalize situations in which one event really starts before another is finished (actual coexistence). It can as ...
Peter H. Welch, Jon Kerridge, Frederick R. M. Barnes, 2006
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Classical Mathematical Logic: The Semantic Foundations of Logic
The book provides detailed explanations of all proofs and the insights behind the proofs, as well as detailed and nontrivial examples and problems. The book has more than 550 exercises.
Richard L. Epstein, 2011
4
Agent-Oriented Information Systems IV: 8th International ...
The goal carry out reservations directly in the branch is refined into three subgoals using And decomposition: analyze customer, analyze car availability, and formalize the reservation. The goal refinement process ends when plans ...
Manuel Kolp, Brian Henderson-Sellers, Haralambos Mouratidis, 2008
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Discrete Structures, Logic, and Computability
8.14 Formalizinga Statement Let's try to formalize the following statement: “There is a function that is larger than the log function.” This statement asserts the existence of a function. So if we want to formalize the statement, we'll need to use  ...
James Hein, 2010
6
Gödel, Putnam, and Functionalism
What Go ̈del showed is, so to speak, that we cannot fully formalize our own mathematical capacity because it is part of that mathematical capacity itself that it can go beyond whatever it can formalize. Similarly, my extension of the Go ̈delian ...
Buechner
7
Knowledge Management and Virtual Organizations
Model Phase 1 Phase 2 Phase3 Phase 4 PhaseS Phase 6 Nissen Capture Organize Formalize Distribute Apply Despres & Chauvel Create Map/bundle Store Share/transfer Reuse Evolve Gartner Group Create Organize Capture Access Use ...
Yogesh Malhotra, 2000
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Mathematics: People, Problems, Results
We will hence discuss only the highlights of formalism and begin by asking, " What is it that we formalize when we formalize something?" The answer is that we formalize some given «.x- iamatized theory. One should guard against confusing ...
Douglas M. Campbell, John C. Higgins, 1984
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Fuzzy Systems: Modeling and Control
1.5 MODELING FUZZY RULE BASES We must formalize implication. We started the description of the expert knowledge by mentioning that the expert knowledge is usually represented by "if-then" rules. Since we want to formalize these rules, ...
Hung T. Nguyen, Michio Sugeno, 1998
10
Conquering Complexity
Formalize. but. not. Over-formalize. Strange as it seems, no amount of learning can cure stupidity, and formal education positively fortifies it. – Stephen Vizinczey In our original article, we advised projects to distinguish between using formal ...
Mike Hinchey, Lorcan Coyle, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FORMALIZE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term formalize is used in the context of the following news items.
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Swear words, etymology, and the history of English | OUPblog
... and we enact that prejudice ourselves when we try to formalize our own speech and writings by ornamenting verbiage with Latinate loquacity ... «OUPblog, Jul 15»
2
Atheists Sue Florida County Over Policy Banning Non-Religious …
“The board wishes to formalize a policy on invocations that is not hostile to faith based religions, and that does not endorse secular humanism, ... «Christian News Network, Jul 15»
3
EvergreenHealth and Sounders FC partner for Rave Green Run in …
... Malte joined Seattle Sounders FC staff last week at their corporate headquarters and venue, The NINETY, to formalize the new partnership. «Kirkland Reporter, Jul 15»
4
Medical research bill was cleared in House with high margin | The …
And the bill calls for the NIH to develop a five-year strategic plan to formalize the agency's goals. The legislation contains numerous ways for ... «The Market Business, Jul 15»
5
David Roth's Weak In Review: DeAndre Jordan Gets Lost In The …
The NBA would do well to eliminate the moratorium week and further formalize the free agency process, but there is no rule change in the offing ... «VICE, Jul 15»
6
Hays HS looks at whether 'Rebels' mascot needs changing | KXAN …
The district will take those comments and work to formalize a plan this summer on how to move forward, should a change be warranted. «KXAN.com, Jul 15»
7
Following FIFA Ban, Indonesian Football Association Tells …
Withdraw the order of the sports ministry and then PSSI can start talking with the government on how to formalize cooperation in accordance ... «Global Voices Online, Jul 15»
8
Chicago Cloud Tax May Keep Startup Trunq From Launching in …
The statement added that it would take about a month to formalize the proposal. "Responding to the startup community's concerns is a good ... «Chicago Inno, Jul 15»
9
House clears medical research bill with wide margin - Baltimore Sun
And the bill calls for the NIH to develop a five-year strategic plan to formalize the agency's goals. The legislation contains numerous ways for ... «Baltimore Sun, Jul 15»
10
How much should you believe in the standings?
Official projection systems formalize it. People have some trust issues with projections. Humans always want to believe they're smarter than human-designed ... «FOXSports.com, Jul 15»

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