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reformulate

[ree-fawr-myuh-leyt] /riˈfɔr myəˌleɪt/
verb (used with object), reformulated, reformulating.
1.
to formulate again.
2.
to formulate in a different way; alter or revise:
to reformulate our plans.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; re- + formulate
Related forms
reformulation, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for reformulate

reformulate

/riːˈfɔːmjʊˌleɪt/
verb
1.
to change or update (an idea, plan, etc, already formulated)
Derived Forms
reformulation, noun
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Word Origin and History for reformulate
v.

1882, from re- + formulate. Related: Reformulated; reformulating.

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