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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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Tenneco Automotive's additional actions include revisiting the audit committee charter and formalizing the compensation committee charters and the related processes.
This is the second major disk drive manufacturer with which Hutchinson Technology is in the process of formalizing a long-term collaborative relationship.
Prior to formalizing the agreement, the companies shared relationships with three-time Tour De France Champion Lance Armstrong, and the Trek/Volkswagen mountain bike team.
Those background conditions, rather than the category into which the transfer falls, dictate the optimal formalizing rule for a transfer.
This Article proposes a different organizing principle for formalizing rules.
Formalizing the collaboration with KTH is one way to secure our future talent pool of researchers and engineers, to build competence in key technologies and to create a dynamic relationship where both partners will benefit from each other, Olof Faxander, CEO of Sandvik, comments.
It delights me that we are now formalizing the collaboration by becoming strategic partners.
Only after formalizing of such specific obligations and responsibilities between the sides, no incidents would occur, Eldar Tajibaev said and underlined the necessity to consider these issues in the Kyrgyz Government and State Agency for Geology and Mineral Resources.
Wain Kellum Vocalocity's CEO says, "We had the foundation for a telework program in place with both our product and our company culture; it was just a matter of formalizing it.
Given the difficulty of formalizing that overarching project, whose complexity exceeds the Time Warner Center and is in many respects still in the planning phase, the presentation of a plan that includes the development of Moynihan Station, the relocation of MSG and the development of the current MSG site may be months or even years away--a time flame that could mean significant delays for Moynihan Station.
That has European farmers, here protesting in Belgium, up in arms--a battle they will almost certainly lose, now that the World Trade Organization is finally beginning to do its job: formalizing free trade, no matter who wins or loses.
But she says the cost of not formalizing a plan can pose huge financial implications when capital gains tax is involved.