verb (used with object), for·mal·ized, for·mal·iz·ing.
Examples from the Web for formalization
A debt limit increase is merely the formalization of that consent.
The formalization of an art course given to the general student, kills the live material and leaves the student himself cold.College Teaching|Paul Klapper
The formalization of family life in marriage contracts was stimulated by writing.The Civilization of Illiteracy|Mihai Nadin