deformalize
transitive verb Date: 1880 to make less formal

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • deformalize — verb To make informal. Gradually introduce small changes to deformalize and humanize Board meetings, while retaining the positive aspects of established customs. Try lightening things up via team building activities. Syn: informalize See Also:… …   Wiktionary

  • deformalize — deformalization, n. /dee fawr meuh luyz /, v.t., deformalized, deformalizing. to make less formal; reduce the strictness, preciseness, etc., of. Also, esp. Brit., deformalise. [1875 80; DE + FORMALIZE] * * * deformalize see de II. 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • deformalize — deformalization, n. /dee fawr meuh luyz /, v.t., deformalized, deformalizing. to make less formal; reduce the strictness, preciseness, etc., of. Also, esp. Brit., deformalise. [1875 80; DE + FORMALIZE] * * * …   Universalium

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  • informalize — verb To make informal. Syn: deformalize See Also: informalization …   Wiktionary

  • de|for|mal|ize — «dee FR muh lyz», transitive verb, ized, iz|ing. to reduce the formal aspects of; make less formal: »to deformalize the structure of an organization …   Useful english dictionary

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