[ fawr-myuh-leyt ]
/ ˈfɔr myəˌleɪt /
verb (used with object), for·mu·lat·ed, for·mu·lat·ing.
to express in precise form; state definitely or systematically: He finds it extremely difficult to formulate his new theory.
to devise or develop, as a method, system, etc.
to reduce to or express in a formula.
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for·mu·la·ble [fawr-myuh-luh-buhl] /ˈfɔr myə lə bəl/, adjectivefor·mu·la·tion, nounfor·mu·la·tor, nounnon·for·mu·la·tion, noun
pre·for·mu·late, verb (used with object), pre·for·mu·lat·ed, pre·for·mu·lat·ing.pre·for·mu·la·tion, nounun·for·mu·lat·ed, adjectivewell-for·mu·lat·ed, adjective
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He became the lawgiver, the founder of classicism, the formulator of the academic ideal.Artist and Public|Kenyon Cox
British Dictionary definitions for formulator
/ (ˈfɔːmjʊˌleɪt) /
to put into or express in systematic terms; express in or as if in a formula
Derived Formsformulator, noun
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