Definition of formulation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌfɔːmjuˈleɪʃn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌfɔːrmjuˈleɪʃn//
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  1. 1[uncountable, countable] the act of creating or preparing something carefully, giving particular attention to the details; something that is created or prepared in this way the formulation of new policies new formulations of existing drugs
  2. 2[uncountable] the act of expressing your ideas in carefully chosen words thoughtful formulation of questions