Definition of formulate
- formulate the area of a rectangle
- formulate long-term goals
- formulate a policy
- formulate a plan
- a plastic specially formulated to resist high temperatures
- formulate the vaccine against malaria
a plastic specially formulated to resist high temperatures
the doctor was trying to formulate a good way to tell her that she would need surgery
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: to create, invent, or produce (something) by careful thought and effort
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the quality or state of being insatiable
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