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formulate

verb /(British ) ˈfoːmjuˌleit; (American) ˈfoːrmjəˌleit/
to create or prepare a plan or system carefully and in detail
formular, desarrollar, preparar
Einstein formulated the theory of special relativity.
to express an idea or opinion in carefully chosen words
expresar, plantear
The two visitors waited nervously while the old man formulated his reply.
formulation noun
formulación
the formulation of the idea in the writer’s mind.
(Definition of formulate from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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