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English definition of “format”

format

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈfɔːmæt/ (formatting, formatted, formats) IT
to prepare a computer disk for use in a particular type of computer
to organize the way text, pictures, etc. will appear, especially on a computer: Here are some tips on how to format the document.
(Definition of format verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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