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Detailed Translations for formal from English to French


Translation Matrix for formal:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- ball; dinner dress; dinner gown; evening gown
AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- conventional; courtly; schematic; stately
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- ceremonious
ModifierRelated TranslationsOther Translations
administratif formal; official; stately
formel formal; official; stately absolute; absolutely; binding; certain; certainly; definitely; emphatic; explicit; final; indisputable; pointed; positive; stringent; sure; unconditional; undoubted; with emphasis
officiel formal; official; stately

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Related Definitions for "formal":

  1. refined or imposing in manner or appearance; befitting a royal court1
  2. being in accord with established forms and conventions and requirements (as e.g. of formal dress)1
    • pay one's formal respects1
    • formal dress1
    • a formal ball1
    • the requirement was only formal and often ignored1
    • a formal education1
  3. (of spoken and written language) adhering to traditional standards of correctness and without casual, contracted, and colloquial forms1
    • the paper was written in formal English1
  4. logically deductive1
    • formal proof1
  5. characteristic of or befitting a person in authority1
    • formal duties1
  6. represented in simplified or symbolic form1
  7. a gown for evening wear1
  8. a lavish dance requiring formal attire1

Wiktionary Translations for formal:

  1. being in accord with established forms
  1. Qui est exprimé avec une clarté et surtout une précision parfaites.
  2. (grammaire, fr) Caractère constamment élevé dans l'expression orale ou écrite, emprunt de noblesse.

Cross Translation:
formal formel formeel — met inachtneming van strikte omgangsvormen
formal formel formal — der Form (nicht dem Inhalt) nach

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