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verb (used with object), for·mu·lar·ized, for·mu·lar·iz·ing.
  1. formulate.
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Also especially British, for·mu·lar·ise.

Origin of formularize

First recorded in 1850–55; formular(y) + -ize
Related formsfor·mu·lar·i·za·tion, nounfor·mu·lar·iz·er, noun
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Examples from the Web for formularize

Historical Examples of formularize

  • Is there one of us able to formularize the polarity of light?

    Cradock Nowell, Vol. 2 (of 3)

    Richard Doddridge Blackmore

  • But though we cannot formularize reasons, we have instincts; and sometimes instinct sees more clearly than reason.

British Dictionary definitions for formularize



  1. a less common word for formulate (def. 1)
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Derived Formsformularization or formularisation, nounformularizer or formulariser, noun
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