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in·for·mal  audio  (n-fôrml) KEY 

ADJECTIVE:
  1. Not formal or ceremonious; casual: an informal gathering of friends; a relaxed, informal manner.
  2. Not being in accord with prescribed regulations or forms; unofficial: an informal agreement.
  3. Suited for everyday wear or use: informal clothes.
  4. Being more appropriate for use in the spoken language than in the written language.


OTHER FORMS:
in·formal·ly(Adverb)


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