[ adverb ] with official authorization
"the club will be formally recognized"
Used in print(The Atlanta Constitution...)
The resolution , which Barber tossed into the House hopper Friday , will be formally read Monday .(The New York Times,...)
A big-league municipal stadium at Flushing_Meadow_Park is in_the_works , and once the lease is signed the local club will be formally recognized by Commissioner_Ford_C._Frick .