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formula  /frmyl/  n. -las or -lae /li, la/ 1 (in math) a rule expressed in symbols 2 (in chemistry) a group of symbols representing a chemical 3 a fixed combination of ingredients: Each manufacturer of cough syrup has its own formula. 4 a formula for (success, defeat, etc.): a combination of factors leading to a result: Lee Iaccoca wrote a book about his formula for success at Chrysler Motors. -adj. formulaic /frmylek/. formula

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