English-Spanish translation of formal

Translation of the word formal from english to spanish, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

formal in Spanish

formal
generaladjective formal
  behavioradjective formal
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Examples with translation
I utterly despise formal writing!
We need some formal instruction in literature.
How formal is this ceremony?
The President of the U.S. paid a formal visit to China.
You don't have to be so formal.
They exchanged formal greetings.
Her clothes were out of place at a formal party.
Do you sell formal wear?
Whenever I translate something from English into Spanish, I prefer to use the familiar "tu" instead of the formal "usted".
Tom thought what Mary was wearing wasn't appropriate for a formal party.
A formal demonstration of Peter's principle would be a hit to the corporativist structures of many countries.
He's quite formal when he meets a stranger.
Did you make a formal agreement with him?
There will be a formal dance at the casino.
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Definitions of formal
adjective
1. formal - being in accord with established forms and conventions and requirements (as e.g. of formal dress); "pay one's formal respects"; "formal dress"; "a formal ball"; "the requirement was only formal and often ignored"; "a formal education"
  informal not formal; "conservative people unaccustomed to informal dress"; "an informal free-and-easy manner"; "an informal gathering of friends"
  conventional following accepted customs and proprieties; "conventional wisdom"; "she had strayed from the path of conventional behavior"; "conventional forms of address"
  formal being in accord with established forms and conventions and requirements (as e.g. of formal dress); "pay one's formal respects"; "formal dress"; "a formal ball"; "the requirement was only formal and often ignored"; "a formal education"
  formalness, formality compliance with formal rules; "courtroom formality"
  ceremonial marked by pomp or ceremony or formality; "a ceremonial occasion"; "ceremonial garb"
  ceremonious, conventional rigidly formal or bound by convention; "their ceremonious greetings did not seem heartfelt"
  dress, full-dress (of an occasion) requiring formal clothes; "a dress dinner"; "a full-dress ceremony"
  form-only
  dress, full-dress (of an occasion) requiring formal clothes; "a dress dinner"; "a full-dress ceremony"
  titular, nominal of or associated with or bearing a title signifying nobility; "titular dignitaries"
  prescribed, positive set down as a rule or guide
  pro forma, perfunctory as a formality only; "a one-candidate pro forma election"
  black-tie, semi-formal, semiformal moderately formal; requiring a dinner jacket; "he wore semiformal attire"; "a black-tie dinner"
  buckram, starchy, stiff rigidly formal; "a starchy manner"; "the letter was stiff and formal"; "his prose has a buckram quality"
  white-tie requiring white ties and tailcoats for men; "a white-tie occasion"
2. formal - (of spoken and written language) adhering to traditional standards of correctness and without casual, contracted, and colloquial forms; "the paper was written in formal English"
  informal not formal; "conservative people unaccustomed to informal dress"; "an informal free-and-easy manner"; "an informal gathering of friends"
  formal being in accord with established forms and conventions and requirements (as e.g. of formal dress); "pay one's formal respects"; "formal dress"; "a formal ball"; "the requirement was only formal and often ignored"; "a formal education"
  rhetorical given to rhetoric, emphasizing style at the expense of thought; "mere rhetorical frippery"
  formalness, formality compliance with formal rules; "courtroom formality"
  literary appropriate to literature rather than everyday speech or writing; "when trying to impress someone she spoke in an affected literary style"
3. formal - characteristic of or befitting a person in authority; "formal duties"; "an official banquet"
  official having official authority or sanction; "official permission"; "an official representative"
4. formal - logically deductive; "formal proof"
  logical capable of or reflecting the capability for correct and valid reasoning; "a logical mind"
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