re·​for·​mu·​late | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈfȯr-myə-ˌlāt How to pronounce reformulate (audio) \
reformulated; reformulating; reformulates

Definition of reformulate

transitive verb

: 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

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reformulation \ (ˌ)rē-​ˌfȯr-​myə-​ˈlāshən How to pronounce reformulation (audio) \ 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, in the meaning defined above

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“Reformulate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jun. 2020.

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