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The Pass is the dressed down, low key spot, while The Provisions is more formal.

Our stories still go through multiple rounds of editing, but the process was even more formal.

Has this, in turn, changed the way we write in a more formal sense?

Following the strike, President Obama set up a more formal process by which diplomats could have input into these strikes.

I'll still be working here through the end of August, and I'll be sure to bid a more formal goodbye before I start my new job.

She took a far more formal farewell of Mr. Fullarton, and the chaplain did not even venture a parting benediction.

The coming of peace gave occasion for a wider and more formal recognition of the new international status of the Dominions.

"Honour of your presence" is more formal than "pleasure of your company" and hence is more appropriate for a church wedding.

Sometimes there were more formal affairs, and all the ladies within twenty miles would come in.

It was only when he was alone that he permitted himself the indulgence of more formal language.


On this page you'll find 119 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to formal, such as: academic, ceremonial, explicit, legal, precise, and proper.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.