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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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Dr Zishan Syed, a GP in Maidstone, Kent, whose list has also informally closed, said: "There is a huge number of houses being built in my area.
Dutch iris: plant bulbs now either in rows or informally
Kuwait, Iran, Venezuela, Nigeria and Libya informally agreed to voluntary cuts and the United Arab Emirates said it was likely to join in, the report quoted OPEC insiders as saying.
Evers said the students noticed that the motto was being used informally and that he urged them to promote the bill to learn about how the legislative process works.
As far as I am aware they informally agreed personal terms a week ago.
That only a few atoms could have such a dramatic impact caused scientists to refer to the ruthenium layer informally as "Pixie Dust.
This book, informally referred to as the Gita, is a section of India's national epic poem, the Mahabharata, eight times the length of Homer's Iliad and Odyssey combined.
Such was the case when the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA), more informally known as `welfare reform', was enacted in 1996.
rejected the dissident nominee for director proposed by Providence Investors LLC and informally voted whether to throw out the company's "poison pill.
Like other agencies of its kind, Claydon Heeley Jones Mason works informally, with teams able to shrink or expand according to the size of the account and relying on lively face to face encounters to spur creativity.
The respite ended as informally as it had begun and the soldiers returned to the bloody business of killing each other.
Rousseve won a 2000 Lester Horton Award (best individual performance/western dance) for that concert, but has spent the past year informally touring, tinkering, and tightening the piece into its current, final shape: a seamless, eighty-minute meditation on survival that received its official Los Angeles premiere cupped in the intimate surrounds of the Getty Center's Harold M.