This has long been the case with other forms of media and movie ratings have been around in one form or another since 1930.
He would more than likely have supported some form of paywall.
And we revert to form and complain about how our political leaders bailed out AIG or the auto industry.
Is there room in the legislative agenda for Employee Free-Choice Act, which would make it easier for workers to form unions?
“Culture has worked by coming to exercise a form of mind control over us,” Pagel writes.
They form one of the principal ingredients of a good time (see Paris).
"There's only one form of persuasion to use with an hombre," commented Henderson, gently.
Shall that form be clasped in the arms of a base-born peasant?
Directly Puss saw him in this form she jumped at him and killed him on the spot.
I shook my head and tried to form the letters with her fingers; but she got more and more angry.
early 13c., from Old French forme "physical form, appearance, pleasing looks; shape, image," from Latin forma "form, contour, figure, shape; appearance, looks' model, pattern, design; sort, kind condition," origin unknown. One theory holds that it is from Greek morphe "form, beauty, outward appearance" (see Morpheus) via Etruscan [Klein]. Sense of "behavior" is first recorded late 14c. Meaning "a document with blanks to be filled in" is from 1855.
c.1300, from Old French fourmer, from Latin formare, from forma "form, contour, figure, shape" (see form (n.)). Related: Formed; forming.
Having the form of: plexiform.
The record of past performances by a horse, team, competitor, etc; the BOOK, track record: What's the form on General Electric this quarter?/ The form on the little gelding is super
[1940s+ Horse racing; fr form, ''the fitness or condition of a racehorse,'' which is found by 1760]