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Form

A prototype of an instrument to be employed in a legal transaction or a judicial proceeding that includes the primary essential matters, the appropriate technical phrases or terms, and any additional material required to render it officially accurate, arranged in suitable and systematic order, and conducive to Adaptation to the circumstances of the particular case.

The expression form of the statute signifies the language or structure of a statute, and, therefore, the restriction or command that it might include, as used in the phrase in criminal Pleading "against the form of statute in that case made and provided."A matter of form, as distinguished from a matter of substance—with respect to pleadings, affidavits, indictments, and other legal instruments—entails the method, style, or form of relating the applicable facts; the selection or arrangement of terms; and other such matters without influencing the essential sufficiency or validity of the instrument, or without reaching the merits.

form

(Arrangement), noun array, ceremony, class, classification, custom, design, distribution, efformation, estabbished practice, facies, fashion, figura, forma, formality, format, formation, formula, formulary, grouping, kind, manner, method, mode, model, order, organization, outline, pattern, plan, procedure, regimentation, regularity, rite, ritual, scheme, shape, sort, style, system, systematization, type, way
Associated concepts: form of action, objections to form
Foreign phrases: Si aliquid ex solemnibus deficiat, cum aeeuitas poscit, subveniendum est.If anything is deficient in formal requisites, where equity requires it, it should be supplied. Forma legalis forma essentialis. Legal form is essennial form. Forma non observata, infertur adnullatio actus. If form is not observed, it is inferred that the act is a nullity.

form

(Document), noun blank, card, copy, data sheet, information blank, instrument, muniment, questionary, questionnaire, record, reference form, register, registry, standard letter, written document
Associated concepts: legal forms, standard form

form

verb arrange, assemble, build, compose, construct, contrive, create, design, devise, embody, fabricari, fabricate, fashion, figurare, forge, formulate, frame, give shape to, initiate, make, manufacture, materialize, mold, organize, produce, put together, shape, structure
Associated concepts: form a corporation
See also: appearance, arrange, arrangement, body, build, color, complexion, compose, composition, consist, constant, constitute, construction, content, contour, contrive, create, criterion, crystallize, decorum, delineation, devise, discipline, embodiment, embody, establish, fabricate, feature, fix, forge, formalize, formulate, frame, generate, influence, invent, kind, launch, look, make, manifestation, manner, manufacture, means, mode, motif, opportunity, order, organization, organize, originate, outline, pattern, phenomenon, practice, principle, procedure, produce, pronounce, protocol, shape, speak, specter, stamp, structure, style, tenor, usage, vision
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I highly recommend it for what it is: a detailed and comprehensive compendium of facts, in outline form, about the science of respiratory care.
Here Kirk gives the reader much food for thought, though it is offered in small, bite-size morsels, almost in an outline form.
Although the plans are only in outline form, the idea of a new transport system was welcomed by transport officials who said it could offer possibilities of links with the Midland Metro and park-and-ride schemes.
One cannot, therefore, list, even in outline form, the people, the councils, the coalitions, and the arguments that L.
All further reports are in outline form with bullets.
Our thoughts sometimes present themselves as random associations rather than in outline form.
The book is clearly written and well organized in outline form as a series of "tasks," containing "what," "why," "when," and "how" directives.
This example is presented in outline form to demonstrate how much easier it is to read than in Federal Register format.
And before he answered, I added, "Can you put it in outline form, sort of a checklist, that others could follow and not overlook any possibilities?
And at every step in the process, the task force urges psychiatrists to write down their communications with patients and families, "at least in outline form.
Folders can be searched for specific notes, which can be displayed in outline form and then stored in another folder for future reference.
Even a simple process that contains decision forks (such as a game of tic-tac-toe, one of Yasinovsky's examples) can be extremely difficult to display in outline form.