formal


formal
adj.
1 formal.
ser novios formales to be engaged
2 well-behaved, good (que se porta bien).
3 reliable (responsable, fiable).
4 serious, sober (serio).
5 firm, official.
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formal
adjetivo
1 (con los requisitos necesarios) formal
noviazgo formal formal engagement
promesa formal formal promise
2 (serio) serious, serious-minded
3 (cumplidor) reliable, dependable
4 (cortés) polite
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FRASEOLOGÍA
sed formales behave yourselves
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adj.
1) formal
2) serious
3) reliable
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ADJ
1) [persona] (=de fiar) reliable, dependable; (=responsable) responsible

es un trabajador muy formal — he's a very reliable worker

un chico muy formal — a very responsible boy

sé formal y pórtate bien — be good and behave yourself

2) [invitación, protesta] formal; [estilo, lenguaje] formal
3) (=oficial) [petición, propuesta, compromiso] official
4) (Fil) formal

lógica formal — formal logic

5) (=estructural) formal

el análisis formal del texto — formal analysis of the text

6) And (=afable) affable, pleasant
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adjetivo
1) (cumplidor) reliable, dependable; (responsable) responsible

sé formalito! — behave yourself!

2)
a) <error> formal
b) <promesa/oferta> firm; <invitación/compromiso> formal, official; <acusación> formal
c) <recepción/cena> formal
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= dependable, formal, formalised [formalized, -USA], business-like, pro forma [proforma], staid, ceremonious.
Ex. If the supplier is a dealer, then ensure that this is a reputable and dependable dealer who can provide help with installation, maintenance and support.
Ex. Obviously a more formal, and a more summarised profile is required in most indexing systems.
Ex. Examples of traditional less formalized pre-coordinate indexing systems will be considered in the next section.
Ex. It was generally felt that US libraries are organised on more business-like lines than those in the Netherlands.
Ex. Later, she realized that the interview was a pro forma procedure = Posteriormente, se dio cuenta de que la entrevista era un trámite meramente formal.
Ex. As many of the responding librarians pointed out, 'staid, adult-looking pages are not attractive to a teenage audience' = Como muchos de los bibliotecarios encuestados indicaron las "páginas con aspecto serio como si estuviesen dirigidas a adultos no resultan atractivas a un público joven".
Ex. From the time of the Celtic occupation of Ireland in 500 BC, music played by harpers has been associated with ancient warfare and with banquets and ceremonious occasions.
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* análisis formal de documentos = markup [mark-up].
* corrección formal = procedural justice.
* correcto y formal = prim and proper.
* formales, los = serious, the.
* lenguaje para el análisis formal de documentos web = markup language.
* relación formal = formal relation.
* ser muy formal = stand on + ceremony.
* sistema para el análisis formal de documentos = markup code.
* sistema para el análisis formal de documentos web = markup system.
* titulación formal = formal degree programme.
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adjetivo
1) (cumplidor) reliable, dependable; (responsable) responsible

sé formalito! — behave yourself!

2)
a) <error> formal
b) <promesa/oferta> firm; <invitación/compromiso> formal, official; <acusación> formal
c) <recepción/cena> formal
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= dependable, formal, formalised [formalized, -USA], business-like, pro forma [proforma], staid, ceremonious.

Ex: If the supplier is a dealer, then ensure that this is a reputable and dependable dealer who can provide help with installation, maintenance and support.

Ex: Obviously a more formal, and a more summarised profile is required in most indexing systems.
Ex: Examples of traditional less formalized pre-coordinate indexing systems will be considered in the next section.
Ex: It was generally felt that US libraries are organised on more business-like lines than those in the Netherlands.
Ex: Later, she realized that the interview was a pro forma procedure = Posteriormente, se dio cuenta de que la entrevista era un trámite meramente formal.
Ex: As many of the responding librarians pointed out, 'staid, adult-looking pages are not attractive to a teenage audience' = Como muchos de los bibliotecarios encuestados indicaron las "páginas con aspecto serio como si estuviesen dirigidas a adultos no resultan atractivas a un público joven".
Ex: From the time of the Celtic occupation of Ireland in 500 BC, music played by harpers has been associated with ancient warfare and with banquets and ceremonious occasions.
* análisis formal de documentos = markup [mark-up].
* corrección formal = procedural justice.
* correcto y formal = prim and proper.
* formales, los = serious, the.
* lenguaje para el análisis formal de documentos web = markup language.
* relación formal = formal relation.
* ser muy formal = stand on + ceremony.
* sistema para el análisis formal de documentos = markup code.
* sistema para el análisis formal de documentos web = markup system.
* titulación formal = formal degree programme.

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formal
adjective
A (cumplidor) reliable, dependable; (responsable) responsible
a ver si eres un poco más formal la próxima vez try and be a bit more responsible next time
¡sé formalito! behave yourself!
tiene sólo 21 años pero es muy formal he's only 21 but he's very responsible o serious-minded
B
1 ‹error› formal
2 ‹promesa› firm; ‹invitación/compromiso› formal, official; ‹acusación› formal
aún no he recibido una oferta formal I haven't had a definite o firm offer yet
3 ‹recepción/cena› formal
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formal adjetivo
1 (en general) formal;
promesa/ofertafirm
2persona› (cumplidora) reliable, dependable;
(responsable) responsible
formal adjetivo
1 formal
2 (serio, educado) serious, serious-minded
(cumplidor) reliable, dependable
'formal' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
aunque
- bastante
- ceremoniosa
- ceremonioso
- cita
- denuncia
- el
- etiqueta
- formalismo
- mayoría
- participación
- permitirse
- baño
- cena
- conferencia
- escolarizar
- gala
- novio
- plática
- querer
- traje
- vestir
English:
absent
- accustom
- afford
- audience
- awaken
- businesslike
- dear
- dependable
- deserve
- dinner
- enjoy
- far
- fear
- formal
- intend
- luncheon
- mention
- possess
- propose
- representation
- responsible
- serious
- shall
- should
- sober
- sober-minded
- solid
- speech
- staid
- unreliable
- well-behaved
- whom
- affair
- business
- evening
- formality
- grand
- grievance
- prim
- solemn
- steady
- you
- your
- yours
- yourself
- yourselves
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formal adj
1. [de la forma] formal;
en su aspecto formal la novela es excelente the formal aspects of the novel are excellent
2. [legal] formal;
un requisito formal an official requirement
3. [que se porta bien] well-behaved, good
4. [responsable, fiable] reliable;
son muy poco formales they're very unreliable
5. [serio] serious, sober;
el lenguaje formal formal language;
ser novios formales to be engaged
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formal
adj
1 formal
2 niño well-behaved
3 (responsable) responsible
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formal adj
1) : formal
2) : serious, dignified
3) : dependable, reliable
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formal adj
1. (oficial) formal
hizo una protesta formal he made a formal protest
2. (persona de fiar) responsible / reliable
es una chica formal she's a responsible girl
3. (persona educado) well behaved [comp. better behaved; superl. best behaved]
un alumno formal a well behaved pupil

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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  • Formal — Form al (f[^o]rm al), a. [L. formalis: cf. F. formel.] 1. Belonging to the form, shape, frame, external appearance, or organization of a thing. [1913 Webster] 2. Belonging to the constitution of a thing, as distinguished from the matter composing …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • formal — for‧mal [ˈfɔːml ǁ ˈfɔːr ] adjective done or given officially and publicly: • The companies said they expect to sign a formal agreement before year s end. • No formal announcement has yet been made. • The British authorities have decided to… …   Financial and business terms

  • formal — adjetivo 1. De la forma: requisito formal, análisis formal. 2. Que cumple con su palabra, obligaciones o compromisos: Es un hombre formal, de palabra, puedes confiar en él. Es un muchacho formal, serio y responsable. Es una empresa formal, no… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • formal — for·mal adj 1: relating to or involving outward form, structure, or arrangement rather than content a formal defect in the pleadings 2: requiring special or established solemnities or formalities esp. in order to be effective or valid under the… …   Law dictionary

  • formal — FORMÁL, Ă, formali, e, adj. 1. Privitor la formă, care ţine de formă, de aparenţă. ♦ (Adverbial) în aparenţă. 2. Formulat precis; categoric, expres. 3. Pătruns de formalism; făcut de formă (7). 4. (Despre unele acte juridice) Care necesită… …   Dicționar Român

  • formal — [fôr′məl] adj. [ME < L formalis < forma, FORM] 1. of external form or structure, rather than nature or content 2. of the internal form; relating to the intrinsic or essential character or nature 3. of or according to prescribed or fixed… …   English World dictionary

  • formal — (Del lat. formālis). 1. adj. Perteneciente o relativo a la forma, por contraposición a esencial. 2. Que tiene formalidad. 3. Dicho de una persona: Seria, amiga de la verdad y enemiga de chanzas. 4. Expreso, preciso, determinado. ☛ V. acto formal …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • formal — (adj.) late 14c., from O.Fr. formel (13c.) and directly from L. formalis, from forma (see FORM (Cf. form)). As a noun, c.1600 (pl.) things that are formal; as a short way to say formal dance, recorded by 1906, U.S. college students …   Etymology dictionary

  • formal — Adj std. (16. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus l. fōrmālis, zu l. fōrma Form . Aus der gleichen Grundlage über das Französische formell. Eine Substantivierung in Formalie, Abstrakta in Formalismus, Formalität; Täterbezeichnung: Formalist; Verb:… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • formal — [adj1] established, orderly academic, approved, ceremonial, ceremonialistic, ceremonious, confirmed, conventional, decorous, directed, explicit, express, fixed, formalistic, lawful, legal, methodical, official, precise, prescribed, pro forma,… …   New thesaurus

  • formal — Adj. (Mittelstufe) die äußere Form betreffend Beispiele: Wir hatten viele formale Probleme zu bewältigen. Das Referat ist formal einwandfrei …   Extremes Deutsch


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