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noun formula pronunciation in American English /ˈfɔrmjələ/
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singularformula
pluralformulas or formulae
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  1. 1
    [countable] a plan or method for dealing with a problem or for achieving a result
    The company’s winning formula includes excellent service and quality products.
    formula for: What’s your formula for a long and happy marriage?
    magic formula: There is no magic formula for economic success.
  2. 2
    [countable] maths a group of letters or numbers that represents a rule in science or mathematics
    a simple mathematical formula
    formula for: the formula for calculating the area of a circle
  3. 3
    [countable] a list of the exact amounts of the ingredients that are used for making something
    formula for: The formulas for the drinks are closely guarded secrets.

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