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for·mu·late

 (fôr′myə-lāt′)
tr.v. for·mu·lat·ed, for·mu·lat·ing, for·mu·lates
1.
a. To state as or reduce to a formula.
b. To express in systematic terms or concepts.
c. To devise or invent: formulate strategy.
2. To prepare according to a specified formula.

for′mu·la′tion n.
for′mu·la′tor n.
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formulation

(ˌfɔːmjʊˈleɪʃən)
n (tr)
1. the act or process of formulating
2. any mixture or substance prepared according to a particular formula
3. (Pharmacology) a medicinal preparation administered in a specific form, such as a tablet, linctus, ointment, or injection
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.formulation - a substance prepared according to a formula; "the physician prescribed a commercial preparation of the medicine"
cleaner, cleanser, cleansing agent - a preparation used in cleaning something
chemical compound, compound - (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
glycerinated gelatin - a gelatinous preparation made from gelatin and glycerin and water; used as a base for ointments and suppositories
nebula - a medicinal liquid preparation intended for use in an atomizer
polish - a preparation used in polishing
starch - a commercial preparation of starch that is used to stiffen textile fabrics in laundering
smelling salts - a pungent preparation of ammonium carbonate and perfume; sniffed as a stimulant to relieve faintness
2.formulation - inventing or contriving an idea or explanation and formulating it mentally
creating by mental acts - the act of creating something by thinking
approach, plan of attack, attack - ideas or actions intended to deal with a problem or situation; "his approach to every problem is to draw up a list of pros and cons"; "an attack on inflation"; "his plan of attack was misguided"
framing - formulation of the plans and important details; "the framing of judicial decrees"
3.formulation - the style of expressing yourself; "he suggested a better formulation"; "his manner of expression showed how much he cared"
sentimentalism - the excessive expression of tender feelings, nostalgia, or sadness in any form
expressive style, style - a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period; "all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper"
honorific - an expression of respect; "the Japanese use many honorifics"
archaicism, archaism - the use of an archaic expression
boilerplate - standard formulations uniformly found in certain types of legal documents or news stories
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
idiom, parlance - a manner of speaking that is natural to native speakers of a language
Americanism - an expression that is characteristic of English as spoken by Americans
Anglicism, Briticism, Britishism - an expression that is used in Great Britain (especially as contrasted with American English)
choice of words, phraseology, wording, phrasing, verbiage, diction - the manner in which something is expressed in words; "use concise military verbiage"- G.S.Patton
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Translations

formulation

[ˌfɔːmjʊˈleɪʃən] N (= act) [of idea, theory, policy] → formulación f; (= medicine) → fórmula f; (= form of words) → formulación f
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formulation

[ˌfɔːrmjʊˈleɪʃən] n
[drug, vaccine, beauty product] → élaboration f
(= mixture of ingredients) → mélange m
[policy, plan] → élaboration f
(= form of words) → formulation f
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formulation

nFormulierung f
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formulation

[ˌfɔːmjʊˈleɪʃn] nformulazione f
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