• (GA) IPA: /ˈfɔɹməli/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈfɔːməli/


  1. In a formal manner.
    He was dressed too formally for the occasion.
  2. In accordance with official procedure.
    He formally filed a complaint, which involved much paperwork.
  3. In accordance with rigorous rules.
    He proved it formally but gave his students no intuitive feel for the matter.
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