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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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By and large, the final rule formalizes what had already been LSGAC practice.
have signed a strategic alliance agreement that formalizes their intention to jointly market vision-guided robotics systems.
This new Security Annex formalizes important areas of deepening EU/ICAO cooperation, such as the exchange of relevant security information and available expertise, as well as the financing of specific security initiatives, stressed Raymond Benjamin, ICAO Secretary General.
"The creation of CBRE Capital Markets formalizes this unification and streamlines our global capital markets offering.
"The collaboration between TDK Semiconductor and PMC-Sierra formalizes a relationship we've shared for several years.