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English definition of “formula”

formula

noun [C]     /ˈfɔːmjələ/ (plural formulas, formulae)
METHOD a plan or method that is used to achieve something: There's no magic formula for success.Ways of achieving things
RULE a set of letters, numbers, or symbols that are used to express a mathematical or scientific ruleCalculations and calculatingAddition, subtraction, multiplication and division
LIST a list of the substances that something is made ofScientific techniques
(Definition of formula noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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