Formally

Ancient Greek). They may refer to: Formal wear, attire for formal events Semi-formal attire, attire for semi-formal events Informal attire, more controlled

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**Formal**, **formality**, **informal** or **informality** imply the complying with, or not complying with, some set of requirements (forms, in Ancient Greek). They may refer to:

- 1 Dress code and events
- 2 Logic and mathematics
- 3 Computer science
- 4 Linguistics
- 5 Chemistry
- 6 Social regulation
- 7 Other
- 8 See also

- Formal wear, attire for formal events
- Semi-formal attire, attire for semi-formal events
- Informal attire, more controlled attire than casual but less than formal
- Formal (university), official university dinner, ball or other event
- School formal, official school dinner, ball or other event

- Formal logic, or mathematical logic
- Informal logic, the complement, whose definition and scope is contentious

- Formal fallacy, reasoning of invalid structure
- Informal fallacy, the complement

- Informal mathematics, also called naïve mathematics
- Formal cause, Aristotle's intrinsic, determining cause
- Formal power series, a generalization of power series without requiring convergence, used in combinatorics
- Formal calculation, a calculation which is systematic, but without a rigorous justification
- Formal set theory, as opposed to Naive set theory
- Formal derivative, an operation on elements of a polynomial ring which mimics the form of the derivative from calculus

- Formal methods, mathematically based techniques for the specification, development and verification of software and hardware systems
- Formal specification, describes what a system should do, not how it should do it
- Formal verification, proves correctness of a system

- Formal system, an abstract means of generating inferences in a formal language
- Formal language, comprising the symbolic "words" or "sentences" of a formal system
- Formal grammar, a grammar describing a formal language
- T–V distinction, involving a distinction between formal and informal words for "you"
- Formal proof, a fully rigorous proof as is possible only in a formal system
- Dynamic and formal equivalence word-for-word translation, especially of the Bible

- Formal concentration, molar concentration of original chemical formula in solution
- Formal (pronounced "form-al")
- A compound CH2(OR)2, named in analogy to acetals CHR1(OR)2 (historical definition) and ketals CR1R2(OR)2
- Dimethoxymethane (CH2(OCH3)2) in particular, the formal derived from methanol

- A formality, an established procedure or set of specific behaviors
- Pro forma, for no purpose other than satisfying a formality

- Informal activities:
- Informal education, education outside of a standard school setting
- Informal sector, the part of an economy that is not taxed, nor monitored by any form of government
- Informal settlement, or shanty town
- Informal value transfer system, outside the conventional banking system
- Informal social control, enforcing norms without resort to laws

- Informal vote, a spoiled, void, null vote cast in an election
- MV Formality, coaster (formerly Empire Favourite) owned by F T Everard & Sons, scrapped in 1962

- Form (disambiguation)
- Formalism (disambiguation)
- Formal theory (disambiguation)

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