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format

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈfɔːmæt/
the size, design, materials, etc. used for a document, book, photo, etc.: The report should provide clear and concise information in a format designed to communicate the information effectively. Documents must be submitted in paper format.audio/digital/electronic format Once the photos are in a digital format, they can be edited.
IT the arrangement of information in a computer file: The program supports all of the major image file formats. To view reports in PDF format, Adobe Acrobat Reader is required.
the way in which an activity, event, etc. is arranged or presented: Whatever form the conference takes next year, it is likely to be different to the format used this year.
Translations of “format”
in Vietnamese khổ (sách, giấy, bìa…)…
in Spanish formato…
in Thai รูปแบบ…
in Malaysian format…
in French format…
in German das Format…
in Chinese (Traditional) 模式, 計劃, 安排…
in Indonesian format, ukuran…
in Russian формат, характер, вид…
in Turkish biçim, genel düzen, şekil…
in Chinese (Simplified) 模式, 计划, 安排…
in Polish format, forma…
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