He is not considered a formal suspect in the case—at least not yet.
He admitted in court that he was not a pathologist, and that he did not have any formal training in ballistics or sound.
The only other formal suspect in the case, British-Portuguese dual national Robert Murat, was also cleared at the same time.
Unlike many Hollywood ingénues who depend on their dashing good looks, Kinnaman has formal acting training.
When children came in to the White House as our guests, it was always so formal.
It is the first formal recognition that he, as Leader, has ever given me.
The trouble was, he thought, in the formal way of doing things.
After the formal reception, the Maoris partook of a feast in native fashion.
To this she made some formal answer of courtesy, not, it may be feared, very graciously.
These bulls were really the formal charters of the medical schools.
late 14c., from Old French formel (13c.) and directly from Latin formalis, from forma (see form (n.)). As a noun, c.1600 (plural) "things that are formal;" as a short way to say formal dance, recorded by 1906, U.S. college students.
1. FORmula MAnipulation Language.
An early Fortran extension for symbolic mathematics.
["FORMAL, A Formula Manipulation Language", C.K. Mesztenyi, Computer Note CN-1, CS Dept, U Maryland (Jan 1971)].
2. A data manipulation language for nonprogrammers from IBM LASC.
["FORMAL: A Forms-Oriented and Visual-Directed Application System", N.C. Shu, IEEE Computer 18(8):38-49 (1985)].