1. the action of forming or process of being formed.
    "the formation of the Great Rift Valley"
  2. a thing that has been formed.
    "strange black rock formations"
late Middle English: from Latin formatio(n-), from formare ‘to form’ ( see form).
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How to use formation in a sentence?
we investigated the in vitro control of MRSA by neutrophilic granulocytes because they contribute to abscess formation.
these footprints are found in an exposure of a rock formation that contains no Palaeocene fossils.
the formation of ethyl acetate from ethyl alcohol and acetic acid is a reversible reaction.
ice formation at the surface can seal in water contained within pores in the rock.
the organizers were corralling the crowd into marching formation.
a pathway leading to the formation of reactive intermediates.
he published a highly original paper on pattern formation.
vitamin C plays a vital role in the formation of collagen.
the formation is caused by the prevalent west winds.
two policemen at the rear fell out of the formation.
they sat in orderly ranks in a circular formation.
an inborn defect in the formation of collagen.
the formation of the Great Rift Valley.
the formation of the Scythian cultures.
the jets took off in formation.
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Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (NOUN)vorming, stigting
Arabic (NOUN)تشكيل, تكوين, التشكيل
Bangla গঠন
Bosnian (Latin) formacija
Bulgarian (NOUN)образуването, формирането, формация, учредяване, създаването
Cantonese (Traditional) 形成
Catalan (NOUN)formació
Chinese Simplified 形成
Chinese Traditional 形成
Croatian (NOUN)formacija, formiranje, nastanak, oblikovanje, ustroj, osnivanje
Czech (NOUN)formace, tvorbě, formování, vzniku, útvar, založení, zakládání
Danish (NOUN)dannelsen, formationen, stiftelse, oprettelsen, krater, opstilling
Dutch (NOUN)vorming, formatie, oprichting, totstandkoming, samenstelling
Estonian (NOUN)moodustamine, teket, kujunemist, kogumahutus, asutamise, tekke, teke, tekkimist
Fijian tauyavutaki
Filipino ng bituin
Finnish (NOUN)muodostumista, bruttomuodostus, perustaminen
French (NOUN)constitution, création
German (NOUN)Bildung, Entstehung, Gründung, Formierung, Anordnung, Zustandekommen, Formung, Gestaltung
Greek (NOUN)σχηματισμό, διαμόρφωση, δημιουργία, συγκρότηση, σύσταση
Haitian Creole fòmasyon
Hebrew (NOUN)היווצרות, כינונה, צורה, גיבוש, מערך, מבנה
Hindi (NOUN)गठन, संरचना
Hmong Daw tsim kom muaj
Hungarian (NOUN)kialakulását, képződését, formáció, megalakult, felhalmozás, alapítási, létrejöttére, alakzat
Icelandic (NOUN)myndun
Indonesian (NOUN)pembentukan, formasi, terbentuknya
Italian (NOUN)formazione, costituzione
Japanese (NOUN)形成, フォーメーション, 生成, 編成, 成立, 結成, 層
Kiswahili (NOUN)malezi, uundwaji, kuundwa, uundaji
Korean (NOUN)형성, 대형, 포메이션, 결성
Latvian (NOUN)veidošanos, dibināšanas
Lithuanian (NOUN)formavimas, susidarymo, steigimas, formuojant, darinys
Malagasy fananganana
Malay (Latin) (NOUN)pembentukan, penubuhan
Maltese (NOUN)formazzjoni, istabbiliment
Norwegian Bokmål formasjon
Persian (NOUN)تشکیل, سازند, تشکيل, تشكيل, شکل, گیری
Polish (NOUN)formacji, powstawanie, tworzenie, utworzeniu, formowania, zawiązanie, kształtowanie
Portuguese (NOUN)formação, constituição
Querétaro Otomi formación
Romanian (NOUN)formarea, constituirea
Russian (NOUN)формирование, образование, становления, пласта, строй
Samoan faavaega
Serbian (Cyrillic) формација
Serbian (Latin) formacija
Slovak (NOUN)formácie, tvorbe, vznik, formovanie, založenie, zakladanie
Slovenian (NOUN)nastajanje, tvorbo, oblikovanje, formacije, tvorjenje, ustanovitev, naveza
Spanish (NOUN)formación
Swedish (NOUN)bildandet, formationen, nybildningen, uppkomsten, formeringen
Tahitian faanahoraa
Tamil உருவாக்கம்
Telugu ఏర్పాటు
Thai (NOUN)กำเนิด
Tongan fa'u
Turkish (NOUN)oluşumu, formasyonu, teşekkül, yazan, pozisyonu
Ukrainian (NOUN)формування, утворення, становлення, формація, утвір, освіта, Формейшн
Urdu (NOUN)تاليف, قیام, تشکیل
Vietnamese (NOUN)hình
Welsh (NOUN)ffurfio
Yucatec Maya formación
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