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  • v. Present participle of formalize.


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  • The formalizing is as far as I am aware about patronizing or anything like that, it is simply about saying "let's flirt, you game?"

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  • Darwinists don't seem to be all that interested in formalizing the bedrock claim that evolution is non-teleological.

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  • The new practice is described as formalizing what has been a collaborative initiative backed by IBM Global Business Services (GBS), the IBM Software Group and IBM Research, which are said to have already completed some 400 analytics - and optimization-related engagements within the last year alone.

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  • If you fit one of these categories, you might want to consider 'formalizing' your insurance claim by mailing, return receipt requested, a Proof of Loss to all of your storm-related casualty insurance companies.

    Proof of Loss

  • When Mr. ElBaradei returned to Egypt in February 2010 to lead an alliance of opposition groups, many of them youth-driven, the Muslim Brotherhood backed him, formalizing a partnership that had already gelled among the rank and file.

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  • By recognizing and formalizing new kinds of legal professionals, we could ensure high quality of service through professional oversight bodies.

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  • But we see it starting to happen in other parts of math, as well -- Thomas Hales is formalizing his proof of the Kepler conjecture, because it was too large and complex to fully peer review.

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  • In Nashville, Mayor Karl Dean signed an Executive Order formalizing Nashville's "Complete Streets" policy, which ensures that public streets are built to accommodate all modes of transportation, including walking, bicycling and mass transit.

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  • They drafted a business plan together before legally formalizing their venture.

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  • Second Federal Savings, a community bank that serves the large Latino population on the southwest side of Chicago, considered formalizing tanda accounts as a retirement option, but shelved the idea during the economic crisis.

    Reaching Out to Latinos


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