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English definition of “formulate”

formulate

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈfɔːmjəleɪt/
to develop all the details of something: formulate a plan/strategy/response Lawyers have advised him not to comment because the firm is formulating a response.
formulation /ˌfɔːmjʊˈleɪʃən/ US   /ˌfɔːr-/ noun [C or U]
(Definition of formulate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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