reformulate

verb re·for·mu·late \ (ˌ)rē-ˈfȯr-myə-ˌlāt \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of reformulate

: to formulate (something) again and usually in a different way
  • … the company reformulated its … vegetable oil from a sunflower and soybean oil blend to canola.
  • —Alexis Beck
  • … a number of prepared questions may be designed with a specific interviewee in mind, but they are often reformulated during the course of the interview …
  • —Andrew Herod

reformulation

play \(ˌ)rē-ˌfȯr-myə-ˈlāshən\ noun, plural reformulations
    • The company has been channeling funds toward … reformulation of existing products to meet the rapidly changing taste of consumers pertaining to health and wellness.
    • Zacks Investment Research

First Known Use of reformulate

1869

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