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Meaning of "form" in Essential American English Dictionary

form

noun   /fɔrm/
A2 a printed document with spaces for you to write information: Please fill in the form using black ink.
B1 a way of writing or saying a word that shows if it is singular or plural, past or present, etc.: “Isn’t” is the short form of “is not.”
a type of something or way of doing something: Swimming is the best form of exercise.
the body or shape of someone or something: paintings of the human form
(Definition of form noun from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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