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English definition of “formulation”

formulation

noun [C/U]  /ˌfɔr·mjəˈleɪ·ʃən/ us  
the activity of creating or preparing something: His main achievement was the formulation of compounds needed to sustain cells in test tubes. A formulation is also a particular combination of ideas, words, or substances: The preservative has been phased out of most flu formulations because of side effects.
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