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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]
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