formalised formalised

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) concerned with or characterized by rigorous adherence to recognized forms (especially in religion or art)
  2. (adj) given formal standing or endorsement; made official or legitimate by the observance of proper procedures

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • The game of chess, Capablanca hinted, had become so formalised that it was perhaps possible for an expert to draw every game in case he wished to do so.

News

  • Apache CloudStack Matures With First Commercial Support Offering

    The service will offer SLAs and is provided by an organisation that is a centre of excellence in the design and deployment of CloudStack infrastructures. Giles Sirett, ShapeBlue CEO, explained: "For 12 months we've had increasing demand for formalised CloudStack support services. "We can provide this because of the deep knowledge and expertise we have from building some of the world's largest ...
    on November 20, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "It's formalised, it's under way and it's the most comprehensive anti-doping plan in the history of sport. I'm proud of it," Armstrong said.
    on Jan 16, 2009 By: Lance Armstrong Source: AFP

  2. "We are working with Oregon State University to do formalised research in the southern hemisphere," Terri said. "We can actually learn everything the Japanese are learning with lethal research by using non-lethal research."
    on Dec 27, 2007 By: Terri Irwin Source: This is North Scotland

  3. Asked about his political future, Mr Beazley said: "For me to do anything further in the Australian Labor Party I would say is Lazarus with a quadruple bypass. So the time has come for me to move on but when that gets properly formalised I will let...
    on Dec 3, 2006 By: Kim Beazley Source: NEWS.com.au

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