informal

  • 1 informal — INFORMÁL, Ă, informali, e, adj. 1. (În sociologie; despre relaţii sociale) Care se desfăşoară în absenţa determinărilor şi cadrelor instituţionale, oficiale, formale; neoficial, neprotocolar, familiar. 2. (Despre pictura abstracţionistă)… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 2 informal — in·for·mal adj: marked by the absence of required forms or procedures or by the relaxation of prescribed rules an informal hearing Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. informal …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 informal — adjetivo,sustantivo masculino y femenino 1. Que no cumple con su palabra, obligaciones o compromisos: Alvaro es muy informal, quedas con él y luego no aparece. Eres una informal, no tienes ni idea de lo que es la responsabilidad y la seriedad en… …

    Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • 4 Informal — In*form al, a. [Pref. in not + formal.] 1. Not in the regular, usual, or established form; not according to official, conventional, prescribed, or customary forms or rules; irregular; hence, without ceremony; as, an informal writing, proceeding,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 informal — adj. 2 g. 1. Que não é formal. 2. Que não observa formalidades. 3. Que é relativo a situações ou contextos em que há familiaridade ou descontração. 4.  [Belas Artes] Diz se de uma forma de pintura abstrata (a partir de aproximadamente 1945)… …

    Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • 6 informal — [in fôr′məl] adj. not formal; specif., a) not according to prescribed or fixed customs, rules, ceremonies, etc. b) casual, easy, unceremonious, or relaxed c) designed for use or wear on everyday occasions d) not requiring formal dress e)… …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 informal — mid 15c., lacking form; not in accordance with the rules of formal logic, from IN (Cf. in ) (1) not, opposite of + FORMAL (Cf. formal). Meaning irregular, unofficial is from c.1600. Sense of done without ceremony is from 1828. Related: Informally …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 informal — [adj] casual, simple breezy, colloquial, congenial, cool*, democratic, down home*, easy, easygoing, everyday, extempore, familiar, folksy, frank, free, free and easy*, homey, improv*, inconspicuous, intimate, laid back*, loose, low pressure,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 9 informal — 1. adj. Que no guarda las formas y reglas prevenidas. 2. No convencional. 3. Dicho de una persona: Que en su porte y conducta no observa la conveniente gravedad y puntualidad. U. t. c. s.) 4. com. Perú. Vendedor ambulante …

    Diccionario de la lengua española

  • 10 informal — ► ADJECTIVE 1) relaxed, friendly, or unofficial. 2) (of clothes) suitable for everyday wear; casual. 3) referring to the language of everyday speech and writing, rather than that used in official and formal contexts. DERIVATIVES informality noun… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 informal — [[t]ɪnfɔ͟ː(r)m(ə)l[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ Informal speech or behaviour is relaxed and friendly rather than serious, very correct, or official. She is refreshingly informal... His friend was less good looking, but a lot more informal… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 informal — ► adjetivo 1 Que no tiene seriedad o solemnidad: ■ lenguaje informal; cena informal; reunión informal. ANTÓNIMO formal ► adjetivo/ sustantivo masculino femenino 2 Se refiere a la persona que no cumple con los compromisos que ha contraído: ■ este… …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 13 informal — in|for|mal [ ın fɔrml ] adjective ** 1. ) informal talks or meetings are relaxed, do not involve many people, and do not need to produce an official result: The informal meetings at Camp David were important in strengthening mutual understanding… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 informal */*/ — UK [ɪnˈfɔː(r)m(ə)l] / US [ɪnˈfɔrm(ə)l] adjective 1) relaxed and friendly It was very informal – more of a chat than an interview. The hotel has an informal atmosphere. a) used about language or behaviour that is suitable for using with friends… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 informal — adjective 1) an informal chat Syn: unofficial, casual, relaxed, easygoing, unceremonious; open, friendly, intimate; simple, unpretentious, easy; informal unstuffy, laid back, chummy Ant: official …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 16 informal — adjective 1) an informal discussion Syn: unofficial, casual, relaxed, easy going, low key 2) informal language Syn: colloquial, vernacular, idiomatic, popular, familiar, everyday …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 17 informal — /ɪnˈfɔməl / (say in fawmuhl) adjective 1. not according to prescribed or customary forms; irregular: informal proceedings. 2. without formality; unceremonious: an informal visit. 3. not requiring formal dress: an informal dinner. 4. denoting… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 18 informal — adjective Date: 1585 1. marked by the absence of formality or ceremony < an informal meeting > < an informal group > 2. characteristic of or appropriate to ordinary, casual, or familiar use < informal English > < informal clothes > • informality… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 19 informal — adj. informal with (she s informal with everyone) * * * [ɪn fɔːm(ə)l] informal with (she s informal with everyone) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 20 informal — in|for|mal W3 [ınˈfo:məl US o:r ] adj 1.) relaxed and friendly without being restricted by rules of correct behaviour ≠ ↑formal ▪ The atmosphere at work is fairly informal. ▪ The two groups met for informal talks. 2.) an informal style of writing …

    Dictionary of contemporary English


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