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English noun: formulation

1. formulation (substance) a substance prepared according to a formula


SamplesThe physician prescribed a commercial preparation of the medicine.


Synonymspreparation


Broader (hypernym)chemical compound, compound


Narrower (hyponym)cleaner, cleanser, cleansing agent, glycerinated gelatin, nebula, polish, smelling salts, starch

2. formulation (act) inventing or contriving an idea or explanation and formulating it mentally


Synonymsconceptualisation, conceptualization


Broader (hypernym)creating by mental acts


Narrower (hyponym)approach, attack, framing, plan of attack

3. formulation (communication) the style of expressing yourself


SamplesHe suggested a better formulation.
His manner of expression showed how much he cared.


Synonymsexpression


Broader (hypernym)expressive style, style


Narrower (hyponym)Americanism, Anglicism, archaicism, archaism, boilerplate, Briticism, Britishism, choice of words, colloquialism, diction, honorific, idiom, parlance, phraseology, phrasing, sentimentalism, verbiage, wording









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