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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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Formalizing rules divided by legal category may be suboptimal in general; those tied to nominal classifications become arbitrary and dysfunctional in particular.
Tenneco Automotive has taken similar actions with regard to 302 certifications, formalizing processes already in place.
It delights me that we are now formalizing the collaboration by becoming strategic partners.
In formalizing previously stated intentions, the Board acted to allay concerns expressed by certain shareholders that existing rights might be diminished if the Company's proposed move to the United States is approved later this month.
By formalizing the distribution arrangement the two companies expanded a long-standing relationship, which has focused on delivering superior revenue optimization solutions, consulting and training services to the region.
Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERICY) and the Swedish Rescue Services Agency have signed an agreement formalizing their cooperation in disaster relief operations globally.
By formalizing as a SIG, the MBOA puts in place additional structure to more fully harness the contributions of its rapidly increasing membership.
We share a long and growing list of clients with Applix throughout the world, so we are excited to be formalizing this relationship," Jim Burke, arcplan's VP of Business Development, said.
We are excited to take this next step in our business development by establishing and formalizing a corporate contribution program," commented Canterbury Park President Randy Sampson.
This Letter of Intent outlines the framework for formalizing a long-term collaborative relationship with one of our largest disk drive customers," said Wayne M.
By formalizing our relationship, ATS and CNC will provide powerful, cost-effective enterprise information network engineering and IT solutions for public sector clients, meeting the needs of government agencies of all sizes in a number of markets.