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English definition of “form”

form

noun [C] (GRAMMAR)    /fɔːm/ US  /fɔːrm/ specialized
B1 one part of a verb or other word that has a special use or meaning : The continuous form of ' stand ' is ' standing '. ' Stood ' is an inflected form of ' stand '. 'Hers' is the possessive form of 'her'. 'Isn't' is the short form of 'is not'.Verb forms, tenses and types of verbs Grammar:Not only … but alsoWe use not only X but also Y in formal contexts:
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