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"formulate" in British English

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formulateverb [T]

uk   /ˈfɔː.mjʊ.leɪt/  us   /ˈfɔːr-/
(Definition of formulate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"formulate" in American English

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formulateverb [T]

 us   /ˈfɔr·mjəˌleɪt/
to ​create something, esp. by putting together different ​parts: The Administration said it was formulating a new ​policy for the ​MiddleEast. New ​drugs are being formulated to ​combatmalaria.
(Definition of formulate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"formulate" in Business English

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formulateverb [T]

uk   us   /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
noun [C or U] /ˌfɔːmjʊˈleɪʃən/  us /ˌfɔːr-/
The ​results will ​assist the formulation of ​policy on the ​provision of ​factory floorspace.
(Definition of formulate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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