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English definition of “form”

form

verb [I/T] (COME TOGETHER)   /fɔrm/
to come together and make a particular order or shape : [+ to infinitive] A crowd formed to watch the fire . [T] Please form a single line . [T] The geese flying overhead formed a V-shaped pattern .
(Definition of form verb (COME TOGETHER) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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