formalities
formalities formalities n. a set of procedures required to make a transaction official.

Syn: form, formality. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • formalities — noun a requirement of etiquette or custom a mere formality • Syn: ↑formality • Derivationally related forms: ↑formal (for: ↑formality) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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