deformalize

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Etymology[edit]

de- +‎ formalize

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /dɪˈfɔː(ɹ)əlaɪz/

Verb[edit]

deformalize (third-person singular simple present deformalizes, present participle deformalizing, simple past and past participle deformalized)

  1. (transitive) To make informal.
    • 2009, Eli Mina, One hundred and one boardroom problems and how to solve them (page 96)
      Gradually introduce small changes to deformalize and humanize Board meetings, while retaining the positive aspects of established customs. Try lightening things up via team-building activities.

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