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formula

noun [C/U]    /ˈfɔr·mjə·lə/
the exact chemical parts that a mixture consists of: [C] The company announced that it was changing its soft-drink formula to make it sweeter . Formula is a liquid food mixture that is fed to babies instead of mother’s milk . A formula is also any plan or method for doing something well: [C usually sing] The formula for success in business , he said, is a willingness to take risks . mathematics A formula is an equation (= set of numbers and letters representing two equal amounts ) that shows how one amount depends on one or more other amounts .
(Definition of formula noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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