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deformalize

[ dee-fawr-muh-lahyz ]
/ di藞f蓴r m蓹藢la瑟z /
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verb (used with object), de路for路mal路ized, de路for路mal路iz路ing.
to make less formal; reduce the strictness, preciseness, etc., of.
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Also especially British, de路for路mal路ise .

Origin of deformalize

First recorded in 1875鈥80; de- + formalize

OTHER WORDS FROM deformalize

de路for路mal路i路za路tion, noun
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