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Definition 1: concerned with or characterized by rigorous adherence to recognized forms (especially in religion or art) - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where formalized or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • highly formalized plays like `Waiting for Godot'

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(formalized belongs to category ...) the creation of beautiful or significant things

"art does not need to be innovative to be good" "I was never any good at art" "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"

(formalized belongs to category ...) a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny

"he lost his faith but not his morality"

Definition 2: given formal standing or endorsement; made official or legitimate by the observance of proper procedures - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for formalized in the sense of this definition

(formalized is similar to ...) having official authority or sanction

"official permission" "an official representative"

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