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informal

adjective casual, common, congenial, extemporaneous, extempore, familiar, natural, offhand, ordinary, perfunctory, relaxed, unceremonial, unceremonious, unconventional, uncustomary, unmethodical, unofficial, unorthodox, unstereotyped, unstrict, without ceremony, withhut formality
Associated concepts: informal charges, informal contract, informal hearing, informal proceeding
See also: casual, unofficial, unpretentious
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Analyses that have thus far been made show Macedonia's informal economy constitutes 24-47 percent of GDP.
The informal sector has been growing with the liberalization process of many economies across the world.
Before discussing the factors used to determine whether a taxpayer has made a valid informal refund claim, it is important to understand the basic principles of refund claims and the time frames for filing them.
It is undisputed in the literature that development and informal employment are inversely related (see, eg, La Porta and Shleifer, 2008); thus the bulk of informal jobs is found in developing and transition countries.
He drew attention to the fact that the businesses operating in the informal economy created unfair competition for lawful businesses.
The Transparency International - Kyrgyzstan has conducted a research on corruption risks in secondary education system and informal payments at schools in 2013-2014 academic year.
If suppose an alphanumeric text comes other than the above discussed formats, the system will check the DB file and replace the particular alphanumeric informal words with the proper informal words mentioned in the file
This analysis (based on the author's doctoral thesis) focuses on the reform of the security and justice sectors in Sierra Leone since the end of the civil war in 2002, and why donors (specifically, the UK's Department for International Development (DFID)) are unable to engage with informal actors like chiefs, trade associations, and community dispute resolution mechanisms.
However, job-specific skills are also developed through informal interactions with coworkers and mentors.
Jauch said, "The CEO is correct in pointing out that the informal economy needs to be covered by social security as well.
RMs are naturally talented at forming interpersonal connections and researchers continue to focus on the effects of social or informal networks on performance.
Informal network could have as much impact on performance as formal network (Dalton, 1959; Mayo, 1945; Roethlisberger & Dickson, 1939).