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formalize

verb conventionalize, form, give form to, give formal approval to, give formal status to, legalize, legitimatize, make formal, make official, make valid, ritualize, shape, solemnize, validate
Associated concepts: formalize an agreement
See also: authorize, characterize, codify, define, formulate, frame, record
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Finally, therefore, it is important to note that formalization has different dimensions beyond just registering and paying taxes, including: receiving the legal and social protection enjoyed by formal firms and formal workers; receiving the tax holidays and incentive packages enjoyed by formal firms; being allowed to organize and to have representative voice in rule-setting and policymaking processes; and more.
Consider the importance of formalization with regard to examination of a system's internal consistency.
If bureaucratization represents a useful tool for fighting intrafirm corruption, then it follows that a firm which is particularly vulnerable to collusion should seek a greater degree of formalization than a firm which faces little threat from corrupt employees.
The Health department of Brazil announced on April 5th, in Brasilia, the formalization of four new partnerships with private laboratories for the nationalization of the production of drugs for the treatment of AIDS, Arthritis and Alzheimers, that currently is imported.
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A/TMM), announced today the formalization of their participation in a joint venture Mexican company organized to serve the Mexican offshore markets.
Among the various existing compilation means, formalization and dissemination of information, knowledge book (LoC) is a knowledge transfer tool between cultures original partners and different know-how (public-private, for example; Raboutet et al.
TMM and SEACOR have recently acquired three vessels in anticipation of the formalization of the venture.
A DHA statement said that the signing of the Document marked the formalization of the start of Creek View and Terraces upper end residential project in DHA Phase-VIII located astride the Arabian Sea.
Almost smugly centered on its square canvas, the image never questions its own formalization or challenges the viewer's point of view.
This contract is for the provision of consultancy services in-house, specializing in the needs analysis in the context of it projects, as it relates to understanding and formalization of the expression of the needs expressed by the user or detailed formalization of these requirements developed within the office it solutions.
Highlighting the Afghanistan and Pakistan Transit Trade Agreement (APTTA), she said that this agreement was signed some 40 years ago and it was the need of the hour to re-negotiate the agreement for the formalization of the trade and further bring improvement and efficiency and boarder trade facilitation for the benefit of the two brotherly countries.