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English definition of “formulate”

formulate

verb [T]     /ˈfɔːmjəleɪt/
PLAN to develop all the details of a plan for doing something: They formulated a plan to save the company .Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
SAY to say what you think or feel after thinking carefully : to formulate an answer / reply Announcing, informing and statingExpressing and asking opinionsRemarks and remarkingControlling emotions
formulation     /ˌfɔːmjəˈleɪʃən/ noun [C, U]
(Definition of formulate verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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