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English definition of “formulaic”

formulaic

adjective     /ˌfɔː.mjəˈleɪ.ɪk/ US  /ˌfɔːr-/ formal
containing or consisting of fixed and repeated groups of words or ideas: The text was dull and formulaic.Plain and ordinaryTedious and uninspiring
(Definition of formulaic adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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