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 Meanings and Examples of INFORMAL
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informal
 a.  not formal or official; absence of ceremony
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  The aim of the trip was to make informal contact with potential customers.
2  I meant it to be an informal discussion, but it didn't turn out as I intended.
3  Discussions are held on an informal basis within the department.
4  The two leaders will retire to Camp David for informal discussions.
5  After the lecture there will be an opportunity for informal discussion.
6  These aspects, if articulated at all, must therefore be governed by informal agreements.
7  The English teacher preferred informal discussions to prepared lectures.
8  The service had planted its agents and informers in some key positions in industry.
9  The headmistress informed us that the school would be closed for three days next week.
10  The headmistress informed us that the school would be closed for one day next week.
11  We aim to help students make more informed career choices.
12  We were very concerned to keep the staff informed about what we were doing.
13  I have been reliably informed that the couple will marry next year.
14  We try and keep ourselves informed about current trends.
15  A notice informed the guests that formal dress was required.
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  She was dining with Mrs. Fisher, who had gathered at an informal feast a few of the performers of the previous evening.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 13
2  He proposed an informal exhibition match to advertise the association; he suggested that Carol and himself, the Haydocks, the Woodfords, and the Dillons play doubles, and that the association be formed from the gathered enthusiasts.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
3  Down they went, feeling a trifle timid, for they seldom went to parties, and informal as this little gathering was, it was an event to them.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THREE
4  The audience behaved indecorously, as if the concert were an informal dress rehearsal.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In A MOTHER
5  Mr. Watkins, and hustled off to a small informal reception, arranged in honour of the visitor by the people of his race.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XVII.
6  The first I shall mention, relates to informers.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VI.
7  Now you talk against the Irish informers.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 5
8  For the one discouraged informers and gave heart to those who were disposed to conspire, the other prepared an easy road to his own death, or rather was prime mover in a conspiracy against himself.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI.
9  I was informed that the very religious Knights of Malta never fail to make this search when they take any Turkish prisoners of either sex.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XI
10  I was informed of your passage at Bordeaux, where I left faithful Cacambo and the old woman, who are to follow me very soon.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XXII
11  I have been informed of the frightful disasters that befell the family of my lady Baroness, and the fair Cunegonde.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XXIV
12  The messenger himself was a very clever member of the police, who, in two words, informed Javert of what had taken place at Arras.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER III—JAVERT SATISFIED
13  Some passers-by informed him that the man and child of whom he was in search had gone towards the forest in the direction of Gagny.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER X—HE WHO SEEKS TO BETTER HIMSELF MAY RENDER HIS S...
14  When Marius became a lawyer, he informed his grandfather of the fact in a letter which was cold but full of submission and respect.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER I—MARIUS INDIGENT
15  In truth, he would have been very much amazed if he had been informed that they were women.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER I—THE SOBRIQUET: MODE OF FORMATION OF FAMILY NAME...