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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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Delegates also passed resolutions to formalize opposition to efforts by the Bush Administration to eliminate worker rights to receive overtime pay in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
This agreement formalizes the close, informal collaboration between IMEC and Mentor Graphics that has flourished since 1999.
Resolution enhancement techniques are critical for subwavelength manufacturing, and we are glad to formalize a relationship that has already proven to be fruitful in our research," said Dr.
The agreement formalizes a joint marketing relationship between the two companies, ensuring that potential applications for each company's products and services are leveraged with mutual customers seeking end-to-end solutions for the delivery of highly personalized communications such as statements, correspondence and invoices.
At the core of Modulant Curtana is a patent-pending methodology that formalizes, captures, and incorporates the meaning, context, and structure of data into a consistent, unified definition of information that is interoperable among disparate applications.
Based on a revolutionary, patent-pending methodology that formalizes, captures, and incorporates the meaning, context, and structure of data, Modulant's breakthrough solution solves complex interoperability problems in a non-invasive manner, bringing a new level of agility and collaboration capability to businesses, while reducing IT expenditures and implementation risks.
The new name formalizes the program for existing and potential UltraBac Software partners and extends the promotion of complementary solutions for customers of UltraBac backup and disaster recovery software.
Formalizes Ethics and Compliance Program In Place Since
FirePond's Global Partner Program formalizes partner-focused processes to deliver innovative e-business solutions and superior customer satisfaction to companies throughout the world.
The adoption of the supervisory agreement formalizes many of the steps we have already taken to expand and strengthen our lending programs, particularly in the consumer and commercial areas.
This agreement serves to formalize our relationship and gives us a strong base from which to offer new services and products to address a variety of business needs.