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formally

1. adverb in accordance with convention2. adverb stiffly3. adverb officially4. adverb in formal institution5. adverb with respect to form6. adverb in theory 1 adverb in accordance with conventiongo foirmiúilgo foirmeáltato be dressed formally bheith gléasta go foirmeálta 2 adverb stifflygo foirmeáltago sollúntashe shook hands with me formally chroith sí lámh liom go foirmeálta, chroith sí lámh liom go sollúnta
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3 adverb officiallygo hoifigiúilto formally open a building foirgneamh a oscailt go hoifigiúilI've been formally invited to the launch fuair mé cuireadh oifigiúil chuig an seoladhthey were formally charged with murder cúisíodh iad go foirmiúil as dúnmharú 4 adverb in formal institutiongo foirmiúilgo hoifigiúilhas she been formally trained? ar oileadh go foirmiúil í?, an bhfuair sí oiliúint ghairmiúil? 5 adverb with respect to formó thaobh foirme de 6 adverb in theorygo teoiriciúilgo hoifigiúilthe newspapers are formally independent tá na páipéir nuachta in ainm a bheith neamhspleách, go teoiriciúil tá na páipéir nuachta neamhspleách