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You will reciprocally promise love, loyalty and matrimonial honesty. We only want for you this day that these words constitute the principle of your entire life and that with the help of divine grace you will observe these solemn vows that today, before God, you formulate.
Pope John Paul II

Meaning of "formulate" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FORMULATE

formulate  [ˈfɔːmjʊˌleɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FORMULATE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Formulate is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb formulate in English.

WHAT DOES FORMULATE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of formulate in the English dictionary

The definition of formulate in the dictionary is to put into or express in systematic terms; express in or as if in a formula. Other definition of formulate is to devise.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO FORMULATE

PRESENT

Present
I formulate
you formulate
he/she/it formulates
we formulate
you formulate
they formulate
Present continuous
I am formulating
you are formulating
he/she/it is formulating
we are formulating
you are formulating
they are formulating
Present perfect
I have formulated
you have formulated
he/she/it has formulated
we have formulated
you have formulated
they have formulated
Present perfect continuous
I have been formulating
you have been formulating
he/she/it has been formulating
we have been formulating
you have been formulating
they have been formulating
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I formulated
you formulated
he/she/it formulated
we formulated
you formulated
they formulated
Past continuous
I was formulating
you were formulating
he/she/it was formulating
we were formulating
you were formulating
they were formulating
Past perfect
I had formulated
you had formulated
he/she/it had formulated
we had formulated
you had formulated
they had formulated
Past perfect continuous
I had been formulating
you had been formulating
he/she/it had been formulating
we had been formulating
you had been formulating
they had been formulating
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will formulate
you will formulate
he/she/it will formulate
we will formulate
you will formulate
they will formulate
Future continuous
I will be formulating
you will be formulating
he/she/it will be formulating
we will be formulating
you will be formulating
they will be formulating
Future perfect
I will have formulated
you will have formulated
he/she/it will have formulated
we will have formulated
you will have formulated
they will have formulated
Future perfect continuous
I will have been formulating
you will have been formulating
he/she/it will have been formulating
we will have been formulating
you will have been formulating
they will have been formulating
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would formulate
you would formulate
he/she/it would formulate
we would formulate
you would formulate
they would formulate
Conditional continuous
I would be formulating
you would be formulating
he/she/it would be formulating
we would be formulating
you would be formulating
they would be formulating
Conditional perfect
I would have formulate
you would have formulate
he/she/it would have formulate
we would have formulate
you would have formulate
they would have formulate
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been formulating
you would have been formulating
he/she/it would have been formulating
we would have been formulating
you would have been formulating
they would have been formulating
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you formulate
we let´s formulate
you formulate
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to formulate
Past participle
formulated
Present Participle
formulating
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FORMULATE


accumulate
əˈkjuːmjʊˌleɪt
calculate
ˈkælkjʊˌleɪt
circulate
ˈsɜːkjʊˌleɪt
coagulate
kəʊˈæɡjʊˌleɪt
congratulate
kənˈɡrætjʊˌleɪt
cumulate
ˈkjuːmjʊˌleɪt
ejaculate
ɪˈdʒækjʊˌleɪt
emulate
ˈɛmjʊˌleɪt
encapsulate
ɪnˈkæpsjʊˌleɪt
insulate
ˈɪnsjʊˌleɪt
manipulate
məˈnɪpjʊˌleɪt
modulate
ˈmɒdjʊˌleɪt
populate
ˈpɒpjʊˌleɪt
postulate
ˈpɒstjʊˌleɪt
reformulate
riːˈfɔːmjʊˌleɪt
regulate
ˈrɛɡjʊˌleɪt
simulate
ˈsɪmjʊˌleɪt
speculate
ˈspɛkjʊˌleɪt
stimulate
ˈstɪmjʊˌleɪt
stipulate
ˈstɪpjʊˌleɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FORMULATE

formula
formula milk
Formula One
formulae
formulaic
formulaically
formular
formularies
formularisation
formularise
formulariser
formularistic
formularization
formularize
formularizer
formulary
formulation
formulator
formulise
formulism

WORDS THAT END LIKE FORMULATE

absquatulate
ambulate
articulate
chocolate
consulate
copulate
demodulate
depopulate
deregulate
emasculate
geniculate
immaculate
matriculate
ovulate
particulate
recirculate
repopulate
reticulate
triangulate
undulate
ungulate

Synonyms and antonyms of formulate in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «FORMULATE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «formulate» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of formulate

Translation of «formulate» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FORMULATE

Find out the translation of formulate to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of formulate from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «formulate» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

构想出 >
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

formular
570 millions of speakers

English

formulate
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

तैयार
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

صياغة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

сформулировать
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

formular
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সূত্রবদ্ধ করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

formuler
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Merumuskan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

formulieren
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

系統立てて計画する
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

구상해 내다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Rumus
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

xây dựng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முறைப்படுத்துதல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

तयार करा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hazırlamak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

formulare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

sformułować
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

сформулювати
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

formula
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

διατυπώσει
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

formuleer
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

formulera
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

formulere
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of formulate

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FORMULATE»

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FORMULATE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about formulate

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10 QUOTES WITH «FORMULATE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word formulate.
1
Imtiaz Ali
I enjoy looking beyond the obvious and look at the stories happening all around me - you kind of formulate things in your mind and get excited about them.
2
Robert Barany
The incorrectness and weaknesses of a theory cause other minds to formulate the problems more exactly and in this way scientific progress is made.
3
Shelley Moore Capito
Being a good listener is more than just being quiet. It's reflecting back on what you're hearing. It's processing the information to formulate a question, a comment or a speech.
4
Kresley Cole
One of my favorite things to do is formulate powers for a character, then come up with their corresponding weaknesses and liabilities. And I delight in world-building: melding the supernatural with the natural, then tweaking and polishing until it feels organic.
5
Walter Gilbert
By asking a novel question that you don't know the answer to, you discover whether you can formulate a way of finding the answer, and you stretch your own mind, and very often you learn something new.
6
Samuel P. Huntington
The British were white, English, and Protestant, just as we were. They had to have some other basis on which to justify independence, and happily they were able to formulate the inalienable truths set forth in the Declaration.
7
William Ralph Inge
We have enslaved the rest of the animal creation, and have treated our distant cousins in fur and feathers so badly that beyond doubt, if they were able to formulate a religion, they would depict the Devil in human form.
8
King Krule
A lot of people who have been perceiving my music have been trying to formulate a genre for it, and I think it's just a natural thing; it doesn't need to be categorized. It doesn't need to be sectioned, if you will.
9
Oliver Joseph Lodge
The old series of sittings with Mrs. Piper convinced me of survival for reasons which I should find it hard to formulate in any strict fashion, but that was their distinct effect.
10
Pope John Paul II
You will reciprocally promise love, loyalty and matrimonial honesty. We only want for you this day that these words constitute the principle of your entire life and that with the help of divine grace you will observe these solemn vows that today, before God, you formulate.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FORMULATE»

Discover the use of formulate in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to formulate and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
How to Formulate and Compound Industrial Detergents
How to formulate, compound, and manufacture industrial detergents. Contains 300 formulas to review and study, along with the author's detailed notes on each one.
David G. Urban, 2002
2
Manufacturing Strategy: How to Formulate and Implement a ...
Incorporating comments and suggestions from managers who used the first edition of Manufacturing Strategy, John Miltenburg expands and improves on his focus in the areas of: International Manufacturing — where the focus is on a company's ...
John Miltenburg, 2005
3
Child Care and Development Services: Report of the ...
It also describes the work of the author and his associates in real world settings, such as promoting reconciliation in Rwanda, Burundi and the Congo. The book considers what needs to be done to prevent impending or stop ongoing violence.
California. Commission to Formulate a State Plan for Child Care and Development Services, 1979
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Strong Performers and Successful Reformers in Education ...
... purchase PM00FQ01 37.60 44.67 51.25 42.78 59.47 62.02 70.48 Space and shape Formulate An advertising column PM00GQ01 5.37 8.78 9.24 11.26 15.47 15.13 18.00 Space and shape Formulate Wheelchair basketball PM00KQ02 7.01  ...
OECD, 2013
5
Simulating Knowledge Flows to Formulate Strategies for ...
The research provided several unexpected findings.
Robert A. Judge, 2008
6
Improving Performance in Organizations: Eleven Case Studies ...
Possible Human Performance lmprovement Strategies to Address Root Cause • Formulate possible improvements in the organization's information systems. • lmprove the use of job aids. • Formulate possible improvements in training workers.
William J. Rothwell, David D. Dubois, 1998
7
Training to Formulate Horizontal Mentoring Networks: An ...
Few organizations would need a formal inquiry to demonstrate that creativity and innovation is imperative to their long-term survival (Robinson & Stern, 1997).
Charlotte A. Hendrix, 2008
8
Mastering HTML and XHTML
The textName entry is the name attribute of the text object, and textareaName is the name attribute of the textarea object. Example <script type=”text/javascript” language=”javascript”> var userPass = “” ; var userName = “” ; var formulate = new ...
Deborah S. Ray, Eric J. Ray, 2006
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Variability is the Rule: A Companion Analysis of K-8 State ...
With this in mind, we included and analyzed those GLEs that expect the student to formulate a question or state the goal of the statistical investigation. Examples of Formulate Question GLEs are given below. Example 6.14. Pose questions ...
John Philip Smith, 2010
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Business Transformation Strategies: The Strategic Leader as ...
... steps Formulate strategies Draw critical inferences hypotheses Look for convergence Implement strategies Formulate final strategies Draw critical inferences Formulate tentative strategies Assess implementation Implement final strategies ...
Oswald A J Mascarenhas, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FORMULATE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term formulate is used in the context of the following news items.
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Volcanic ash detector network to be installed around UK
... MOCCA, has its own Lidar and so that data will be added to that collected from the ground network to help formulate the ash cloud forecasts. «BBC News, Jul 15»
2
With or without Greece, Europe faces a difficult future
... Turkey, to shore up the EU's relations with the violent, volatile Middle East, and formulate more effective programs for dealing with refugees. «The Australian Financial Review, Jul 15»
3
David Brooks: Republican Party Needs To Ignore Trump's "Nativism …
They had to formulate things. What matters is that whether the Republican Party rediscovers where George W. Bush was on immigration, where ... «RealClearPolitics, Jul 15»
4
Avalanche City returns to life above ground
... to got hold of the album so they were never really able to formulate a proper plan and everyone was just kind of chasing the tail of that song. «Stuff.co.nz, Jul 15»
5
Art colony in Iowa City helps spread news about artist
... recalculate his own studio practice while back in Iowa in an attempt to formulate a uniquely 'American' approach to making art," Starr wrote in ... «Muscatine Journal, Jul 15»
6
News analysis: Why Sanders' momentum is not built to last
... of moderate Democrats hadn't heard enough about Sanders to formulate an opinion, compared with 15 percent of very liberal Democrats. «Barre Montpelier Times Argus, Jul 15»
7
Bombay High Court tells Maharashtra government to formulate
The court has suggested that the authority formulate the same at district level so that people can approach and, only if they continue to be ... «Daily News & Analysis, Jul 15»
8
Strengthen partnerships to formulate new blueprint for BRICS …
President Xi Jinping on July 8-9 is attending the 7th BRICS Leaders Meeting in Ufa, capital of Russia's Bashkortostan Republic. At last year's ... «CCTV, Jul 15»
9
Lymphoma: How the Tumor Escapes the Immune Response …
Lymphoma: How the Tumor Escapes the Immune Response – Researchers Formulate Approaches to Therapy. 12 hours 38 minutes ago. Neuherberg - Natural ... «HealthCanal.com, Jul 15»
10
Government to formulate new ad policy
The Jammu and Kashmir government Monday said it would formulate a New Advertisement Policy to replace the existing one promulgated two ... «GreaterKashmir.com, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Formulate [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/formulate>. Dec 2019 ».
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