Meaning of “formulation” in the English Dictionary

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"formulation" in American English

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formulationnoun [ C/U ]

us /ˌfɔr·mjəˈleɪ·ʃən/

the activity of creating or preparing something:

His main achievement was the formulation of compounds needed to sustain cells in test tubes.

A formulation is also a particular combination of ideas, words, or substances:

The preservative has been phased out of most flu formulations because of side effects.

(Definition of “formulation” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)