- Examples of formal
- Deleuze criticizes the Chomsky hierarchy of formal languages, which he considers a perfect example of arborescent dualistic theory.
- A formal and bayardly round of duties. — Goodman.
- The business with the hat is a fine example of the difficulty of distinguishing between 'natural' and 'formal' acting.
- His portraits looked stiff and formal but his candids showed life being lived.
- “Scarcely had Alice reached her twentieth birthday, than she gave her erstwhile fiancée [sic] his formal congé. […]”
- She spoke formal English, without any dialect.
- I'd like to make a formal complaint.
- Formal linguistics ignores the vocabulary of languages and focuses solely on their grammar.
- The formal stage is a critical part of any child's development.
- Formal wear must be worn at my wedding!
- Examples of more formal
- Since the mid-twentieth century, the exchange of Orders has become less personal and more formal and diplomatic. 
- George Washington's generalship was marked by both amazing victories and stunning blunders, neither of which would have happened to someone with more formal officer training.
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