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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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In data message form, graphics, audio and video are susceptible to error and falsification in the same way as data messages that embody documentary content.
Debates are an important campaign message form because they possess several advantages other message forms lack.
The validity of the four message forms (distortion, withholding, ambiguity, changing the subject) in reflecting IMT's message dimensions (quality, quantity, manner, and relevance) was evaluated with items from the work of McCornack et al.
We seek to balance cognitive and social communication strategies and to combine new and old measures of the message form (organization, formality, and size).
E-mail is often the preferred message form because an e-mail is simple and direct (phone conversations take more time and are often more involved), and e-mail creates a permanent record.
Five minutes after that, Toland had the yellow message form in his hand.
The convenient online check-in option enables travellers to complete their check-in formalities before arriving at the airport, including selecting their seat and having their boarding pass sent free to their phone in email or text message form.
Prince Charles will open the summit on January 21 in hologram video message form.
Anyone working in the public services could easily have heard a pretty negative message form my party: 'there's too many of you, you're lazy and you're inefficient'.
In debates and acceptance addresses, of course, the candidate cannot use a surrogate to utter attacks, which means that we might expect debates in general to be less negative than other messages, like spots (as noted above, convention Keynote Speeches, a campaign message form not given by the candidates, were more negative than Acceptance Addresses).

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