deformalize

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de- +‎ formalize

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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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