FORMULATE

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Formulate ( formular )

verb
for·mu·late \ˈfȯr-myə-ˌlāt\

: to create, invent, or produce (something) by careful thought and effort

FULL DEFINITION OF FORMULATE

transitive verb

1a : to reduce to or express in a formula

b : to put into a systematized statement or expression

c : devise <formulate a policy>


2a : to develop a formula for the preparation of (as a soap or plastic)

b : to prepare according to a formula

EXAMPLES OF FORMULATE

  1. a plastic specially formulated to resist high temperatures
  2. <the doctor was trying to formulate a good way to tell her that she would need surgery>

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