[ dee-fawr-muh-lahyz ]
/ diˈfɔr məˌlaɪz /
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verb (used with object), de·for·mal·ized, de·for·mal·iz·ing.
to make less formal; reduce the strictness, preciseness, etc., of.
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Also especially British, de·for·mal·ise .
OTHER WORDS FROM deformalizede·for·mal·i·za·tion, noun
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