formality

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French formalité

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Noun[edit]

formality (countable and uncountable, plural formalities)

  1. (uncountable) The state of being formal.
  2. Something said or done as a matter of form.
  3. A customary ritual without new or unique meaning.
  4. A specific requirement for obtaining a legal status, conducting a transaction, etc.

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