Formal and Titular


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Formal adjective – Being something in name or form only.
Usage example: was the formal head of the charitable organization though he never attended a single meeting

Titular is a synonym for formal in stated topic. In some cases you can use "Titular" instead an adjective "Formal". popular alternative
Nearby Words: form, formality, formalize, formalise, formative
Synonyms for Formal


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Titular adjective – Being something in name or form only.
Usage example: he's the titular head of the department, though it's the assistant managers who largely run things around here

Formal is a synonym for titular in stated topic. You can use "Formal" instead an adjective "Titular", if it concerns topics such as nominal.
Nearby Words: title, titulary
Synonyms for Titular

Things that words describes

character formal character titular character
event formal event titular event
organization formal organization titular organization
school formal school titular school
Other nouns: princess.

Both words in one sentence

  • Series / Forever Knight Formal photographs of Queen Elizabeth II (Canada's titular sovereign) can be seen on the walls of the station's offices in several episodes.
  • A formal function that often involves dance in a titular ballroom.
    Source: "Balls" Gag
  • Mirror Universe Polish sitcom Swiat wedlug Kiepskich has an episode where the son of the titular disfunctional family passes by the mirror in the hall and discovers that his reflection is wearing glasses, formal suit and rather nerdy haircut.
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