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formulize

[ fawr-myuh-lahyz ]
/ ˈfɔr myəˌlaɪz /
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verb (used with object), for·mu·lized, for·mu·liz·ing.

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Also especially British, for·mu·lise .

Origin of formulize

First recorded in 1850–55; formul(a) + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM formulize

for·mu·li·za·tion, nounfor·mu·liz·er, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for formulize

  • Formulize these feelings and we have the dogmas of “original sin,” and of “spiritual regeneration.”

    The Myths of the New World|Daniel G. Brinton
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