with official authorization
"the club will be formally recognized"
in a formal manner
"he was dressed rather formally"
In a formal manner.
He dressed quite formally - too formally for the occasion.
In accordance with official procedure.
He formally filed a complaint, which involved much paperwork.
In accordance with rigorous rules.
He proved it formally but gave his students no intuitive feel for the matter.
in a formal manner; essentially; characteristically; expressly; regularly; ceremoniously; precisely
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'formally' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4346
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'formally' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2909
Rank popularity for the word 'formally' in Adverbs Frequency: #280
The numerical value of formally in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of formally in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of formally in a Sentence
I heard from their lawyer that today the trial formally started.
We formally protested on Jan. 8 the recent test flights by China to Kagitingan Reef.
We would deny any form of ‘pay to play policy’ is in place, formally or informally.
Of course we will formally ask the DEA's opinion, if there really is such an investigation.
I have formally launched an exploratory committee for the 50th Congressional District in California.
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