formal writing

formal writing
index instrument (document)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • formal writing embodying a request — index petition Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Formal written English — is a version of the language that is used by educated English speakers around the world. It takes similar forms regardless of the local spoken dialect. In spoken English, there are a vast number of differences between dialects, accents, and… …   Wikipedia

  • formal — formal1 formalness, n. /fawr meuhl/, adj. 1. being in accordance with the usual requirements, customs, etc.; conventional: to pay one s formal respects. 2. marked by form or ceremony: a formal occasion. 3. designed for wear or use at occasions or …   Universalium

  • formal — for•mal [[t]ˈfɔr məl[/t]] adj. 1) being in accordance with the usual requirements, customs, etc.; conventional: to pay one s formal respects[/ex] 2) marked by form or ceremony: a formal occasion[/ex] 3) clo designed for wear or use at elaborate… …   From formal English to slang

  • Formal organization — is a fixed set of rules of intra organization procedures and structures. As such, it is usually set out in writing, with a language of rules that ostensibly leave little discretion for interpretation. In some societies and in some organization,… …   Wikipedia

  • Writing style — is the manner in which a writer addresses a matter in prose, a manner which reveals the writer s personality, or voice. It is particularly evident in the choices the writer makes in syntactical structures, diction, and figures of thought. The… …   Wikipedia

  • formal — for‧mal [ˈfɔːml ǁ ˈfɔːr ] adjective done or given officially and publicly: • The companies said they expect to sign a formal agreement before year s end. • No formal announcement has yet been made. • The British authorities have decided to… …   Financial and business terms

  • formal words — Fowler (1926) aptly identified words ‘that are not the plain English for what is meant’ and characterized choice between different words for the same thing in terms of the clothes we choose: ‘we tell our thoughts, like our children, to put on… …   Modern English usage

  • writing which gives formal expression to a legal act — index instrument (document) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • formal contract — ➔ contract1 * * * formal contract UK US noun [C] LAW ► an agreement in writing …   Financial and business terms

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