Meaning of FORM in English

FORM

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a booking form

You can complete the booking form online.

(a) concrete form

A society's culture is expressed in a concrete form in the arts.

a form of entertainment (= a type of entertainment )

video games and other modern forms of entertainment

a form of escapism

Books were a form of escapism from the real world.

a form of expression

Music and painting are two completely different forms of expression.

a form/method/system of communication (= something you use to exchange information )

At university, lectures are the main form of communication.

a form/mode/method/means of travel

I find the train a more comfortable mode of travel.

a means/mode/form of transport

Horses and carts were the only means of transport.

a queue forms

A queue had formed outside the shop.

a sixth form college British English (= where students in Britain can go at 16, instead of a school )

a source/form of energy

Coal is more expensive than other sources of energy.

a type/form of exercise

This type of exercise is excellent for losing weight.

a verb form

You have to choose the appropriate verb form.

an application form

Simply fill in the application form and return it to your bank.

appoint/set up/form a committee

The council appointed a special committee to study the issue.

art form

Music is quite unlike any other art form.

build up/form a picture (= gradually get an idea of what something is like )

Detectives are still trying to build up a picture of what happened.

clouds gather/form

The sky had darkened and clouds had gathered.

combining form

crust...formed

A hard gray crust had formed on the bottom of the tea kettle.

develop/form a habit

I developed a habit of eating porridge for breakfast.

develop/form/build a relationship

By that age, children start developing relationships outside the family.

establish/form/set up a council

A National Radio and Television Council was established to regulate the market.

Form 1040

Form 1099

form a band

They formed their own band and released a single.

form a cabinet

Ministers remain in office until a new cabinet is formed.

form a chain

They formed a human chain passing buckets of water to the fire.

form a club (= start one )

It’s always possible to form your own club.

form a coalition

The Social Democrats rejected their offer to form a coalition.

form a compound

Atoms combine in specific ways to form chemical compounds.

form a friendship

The two girls soon formed a friendship.

form a government (= become the government )

The party attained the majority of seats it needed to form a government.

form a judgment (= make a judgment )

I prefer to form my own judgments, rather than relying on other people's opinions.

form a minority ( also constitute a minority formal )

This type of cell forms a minority of the cells in the nervous system.

form a partnership

They formed a partnership solely to enter the competition.

form a queue

Other passengers for the train were forming a queue.

form an opinion (= gradually decide what your opinion is )

Olson had not yet formed an opinion as to Mark’s reliability.

form letter

form teacher

form the basis of sth

This research will form the basis of a book.

form the border

The river forms the border between the two countries.

form the nucleus

Marantz and Grohl form the nucleus of the Atlanta operation.

form/forge a bond (= make a bond )

Frequently horses form a strong bond with their riders.

form/found a party

The two politicians broke away from the PDF to form a new political party.

form/proof of identification

Bring some form of identification, preferably a passport.

ice forms

Ice was forming on the surface of the lake.

in liquid form

Children take antibiotics in liquid form .

in powder form

The paint is supplied in powder form .

in tablet form

Although this drug is available in tablet form it is often prescribed as a powder.

life form

life forms on other planets

make/form an alliance

In 1902, Japan made an alliance with Britain.

mark/form a boundary

The river Jordan marks the boundary between Israel and Jordan.

means/mode/form of transportation

People need to get out of their cars and use other modes of transportation.

mild form

a mild form of diabetes

possessive pronoun/form/case etc

the possessive pronouns ‘ours’ and ‘mine’

prostrate body/figure/form

rock forms/is formed

From the texture of the rock we can tell how it was formed.

rock forms/is formed

From the texture of the rock we can tell how it was formed.

rudimentary form

subsistence farming in its most rudimentary form

set up/start/form a company

Two years later he started his own software company.

singular form

the singular form of the noun

sixth form college

sixth form

some kind/type/form/sort of sth

We can hopefully reach some kind of agreement.

subtle form

a subtle form of racism

the attached form/cheque/leaflet etc

Please fill in and return the attached reply slip.

virulent form

a particularly virulent form of influenza

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

different

Here the external economies were of a different form and the location, of course, is today no longer in the inner city.

Usually they are quite different in form , just as land-based caterpillars are quite different from adult butterflies.

Since then the calculations have been repeated in a number of different forms by other people.

But it is a different form of government.

Third, we assume that visionary style can take on a variety of different forms .

Businesses and governments practice very different forms of accounting.

human

And now fly up above the forest, and take on a human form .

She preferred the animal forms to human forms and found them easier to draw.

Even in a formal business letter you should use a personal and human form of address.

Tragicomedy gives the disjunction of the subjective and objective visions of the human situation dramatic form .

Golfers had reported seeing what looked like a human form wrapped in a brown shroud falling through the sky.

Instead, he says, the Goddess was portrayed in human form .

Nun: primordial deity of the waters of chaos, depicted in human form .

I went to a gory pile of dead human forms in every kind of stiff contortion.

new

Improving processing facilities, not new organizational forms , was the way to end food shortages, he claimed.

Slowly the new structure took form .

Indeed it can still be found in our own time, in some individual cases but also in new forms of patronage.

School-to-work systems are striving to create a new form of apprenticeship that combines formal learning in school and at work.

What he described has returned in a horrible new form .

Much has to be done to adequately develop and share these new resources and forms of knowledge.

Restoring culture can just as easily lead to a new and virulent form of fundamentalism as to a revival of cultural diversity.

The new bacterial forms were versatile and energetic, and could engulf other bacteria.

other

The industry has had 26 years grace for other forms of advertising.

His correspondence shows him reacting to Gandhi with the rather detached curiosity he showed for other exotic forms of political life.

Be prepared for some children to be vegetarian, so make sure there are other forms of protein than meat.

Treaties, like any other form of agreement, characteristically incorporate both rights and duties as part of an interlocking bargain.

In contrast, other truncated forms of RAP74 containing a shorter C-terminal region were all inactive.

Unfortunately the resulting diagram is not so easy to interpret as are some of the other forms of chart.

It has to be converted into other forms .

The control of water pollution, for example, like other forms of regulatory behaviour, is an unobtrusive activity.

particular

This is the same as saying information delivered in a particular form is more useful in certain applications than in others.

Woman-centred psychology is grounded in a particular woman-centred form of western feminism.

I think the really critical issue is to understand the concepts behind the particular forms of financing which are used.

One particular form of easel is actually known as a donkey.

At the personal level, doctors and their patients become conditioned to particular forms of treatment.

The creature is attracted because it has the pleasure of satisfied desire, in this case its own particular form of hunger.

He would be unwise to underestimate the disruptive potential of its particular form of divine discontent.

Poverty is a constitutive element of a particular form of economic growth as much as it is a product of economic recession.

present

In its present form it is substantially an early eighteenth-century building, and now serves as a local nursing home.

In its present form this story is of recent origin, although it is derived from an ancient tale.

On his present form we really would have been better sticking with Chappie.

The civic culture is present in the form of aspiration, and the democratic infrastructure is still far from being attained.

As oil resources become more scarce by the end of the century, can agriculture continue in its present form ?

The present forms of both of the anaphoras address the first gehanta to the Trinity.

If we wish to preserve a landscape in its present form we must actively direct it towards that end.

Thienpont bought the estate in 1979; until then it hardly existed in its present form .

simple

The simplest form of electronic publishing is word processing with a typographic style of output; office publishing, if you will.

Couples with no need to itemize deductions can use the 1040A, another relatively simple form .

Very simple geometrical forms exist in nature out there but most of them are ordinarily invisible to the naked eye.

The structure we impose on preferences in turn induces a relatively simple form of demand functions faced by individual firms.

This forced on builders a simple form of Gothic architecture.

This is the simplest form of adsorption chromatography.

It will favour strength, and fighting in its simplest form will favour increased size.

As we all have the choice of spending or saving, some simple form of wealth tax could be considered, too.

standard

Although produced by computer, the conditions are not always in a set standard form .

This contract, which is reproduced here, is a typical example of a standard form contract found in the haulage industry.

However, with standard form contracts directed at consumers, the legislature has interfered because of the imbalance in bargaining power.

There are some organisations which have standard report forms and these are designed to save writers' and readers' time.

Most employers will only ask you to repeat this information in a standard application form anyway.

Again standard forms can be used and copies should be sent to all interested parties.

The questionnaire is very much in a standard form and should always be amended to reflect the business being sold.

various

There were controversies about various forms of Church Government and many sects flourished at this time of religious toleration.

Through various forms of operating system treachery, programs like these increase system resources.

Picketing in various forms has shown itself to be one of the most effective forms of industrial action.

The wedding band appears throughout history in various forms .

These showed no statistical difference in the concentrations of the various forms of gastrins between the different methods of sample preparation.

Their primary client is the bourgeoisie, in its various forms of organisation.

The convention of indicating three-dimensional objects in a two-dimensional medium by various forms of shading and hatching.

It took various forms: university disorder; civil rights movements; anti-apartheid activities; race and immigration protests.

■ NOUN

application

Standard application forms are used by many companies.

Notes of questions arising out of the application form should be attached to it and used as a memory aid during the interview.

Studentship application forms are available on request from the Secretary to the University.

Contained in the application forms was the core of a first-class and committed newspaper staff.

Simply fill in the application form and return it to your branch.

The appropriate fee should either accompany the application form , or will be debited to your firm's credit account where appropriate.

If you do not already hold a valid passport, application forms may be obtained from the Post Office.

Simply complete the attached application form and post or take it to your local Midland branch.

art

Of classical style this piece was certainly an import and it reveals the high quality of the Roman art form .

Animation is one of the most labor-intensive art forms .

It's the only remaining art form .

Movies are the modern art form .

Music is quite unlike any other art form .

Ronald Reagan turned it into an art form .

This little episode shows how Norman regarded the stress which accompanies any art form when it has been seriously undertaken.

Carrying a grudge here is an art form .

entry

The prizes will be awarded to the individual or company named on the winning entry form .

Turn to page 29 of your wine list for the three simple questions and entry form .

All entries must be on an official entry form and legible.

Make sure that you indicate your preferred Trail location on your entry form .

There's more about the team award on page 94, plus a priority entry form .

order

The offer's open only while stocks last so hurry to post off the order form .

Customers can call the phone-order number to receive a yachting order form .

Simply fill in the order form at the end of this section and you could be using your discs the next day.

Cheryl Carey said she was sometimes embarrassed to pass around order forms for merchandise.

Yours sincerely Dear I am returning your invoice because I do not have an order form to set it against.

See the order form for additional resources.

There is a Banker's Order form attached to this leaflet which you can use.

Quote code reference TRI-R on the order form .

■ VERB

complete

Staff were asked at this time to complete a form indicating whether or not they wished to relocate.

Write this one: Please complete and send the form with $ 200 for dues.

The team member on duty who had completed the initial referral form was also responsible for completing the pre-coded questionnaire.

Contestants enter by completing an online form and short quiz.

Following participation in the scheme, participants are requested to complete an evaluation form .

Deadline for receipt of completed forms is Friday, February 14.

To take advantage of this offer please complete the attached forms .

As a first step, complete the application form in the booklet and return it to us.

fill

To apply, you need only fill in one simple form .

During those terrible months after getting his pink slip, he filled out endless application forms .

We filled in the acceptance form and phoned the school about a visit.

They want to know how I found their address, but once I explain, he promises to fill out the form .

Members are able to fill in a form to notify the Club that a litter is due to be whelped.

The inmate simply fills out a proxy form and mails it to the county clerk.

Now fill in the application form on pages 3 and 4 and detach these Notes.

The agency's Tax Tour 2000 is crisscrossing the state to help taxpayers in small communities fill out their forms .

take

Diligence on the dependence takes two forms .

But in 1980 they seemed to take on an alien form .

Slowly the new structure took form .

This approach took the form of an attempt to rationalize phenomena and explain them within the framework of general hypotheses.

Why did it begin, and why did it take the form it did?

This takes the form of an ironic critique ostensibly illustrating the superiority of Philips's pastorals to Pope's.

It took the form of a hemisphere, with a face carved on the inner surface.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

bad form

It's bad form to say "I told you so" when a friend ignores your advice and makes a fool of himself.

He asked Billy what he thought the worst form of execution was.

Like the institutionalized human being, it faces the problem of leisure in its worst form: it has nothing to do.

Self-interest was the worst sin and slaveholding was the worst form of self-interest.

Tainting the courts with politics is very bad form, but apparently irresistible.

The most terrible bad form. 5.

They need an exorcist to figure out what in the devil possessed them to return to their worst form from last season.

We all now agree with Churchill's adage: democracy is the worst form of government, except for all the others.

Wilful impediment of the sacred moves was not only ill-mannered, but the worst form of blasphemy.

form (a) part of sth

Here it forms part of a longer account of man's history from his creation, as in Genesis.

In such meetings the deep structures rise to the surface and form part of the main agenda.

Objectives form part of the technology of the teaching process.

Software can form part of an organisation's assets, but may need continual adaptation and enhancement in order to keep it effective.

The remainder of the canal also forms part of the course of the Birmingham Century Marathon.

They will merely form part of the background.

This book forms part of a Thames & Hudson series, Masters of Art.

form/mode/style of address

Besides that, he used the intimate form of address , tum.

Both were perceived as amoral sources of power which responded more or less predictably to specific modes of address .

Even in a formal business letter you should use a personal and human form of address .

He stuttered nervously before managing to answer herand when he did, he used the masculine form of address .

Seating arrangements at conferences, forms of address and other issues of this kind remained a continual source of potential difficulty.

The effect of this intense focus on modes of address is that personal pronouns become unusually prominent.

The patient should be told of the mode of address used in that particular hospital for professional staff.

Without the royal family, titles would be just that - forms of address for the self-important to dignify themselves.

make/turn sth into an art form

Ronald Reagan turned it into an art form.

To avoid simultaneous borrowing and depositing you should monitor how accurate your forecasting is, without turning this into an art form.

new-made/new-formed/new-laid etc

newly elected/formed/arrived etc

A number of firms may also have had problems in achieving the synergies expected of newly formed structures.

As he waits for the computer to load up the programmes, he scans the rolls of newly arrived faxes.

Balmy, near-equatorial currents from Panthalassa rushed between the sundered continents along the newly formed Tethyan Seaway.

I knew that the press was doing a selling job when we supported a newly arrived unit from Hawaii.

The newly formed opposition coalition insisted it was the majority and kept the original day and time.

The amnesty was reportedly requested by the newly elected local councils of Rangamati, Bandarban and Khagrachbari.

Then the elite persuaded the newly elected mayor to appoint a committee to lay the groundwork for redevelopment.

Workshops and initiatives for the newly arrived civil engineers, tile-makers and labourers did not materialise.

not in any shape or form

not in any way, shape, or form

I am not responsible for his actions in any way , shape, or form.

true to form/type

And true to form Graham Sale lost no time in capitalising on an opportunity presenting Douglas Hurd with his own clock.

At Peniel the blessing runs true to form.

It is not really worth saving seeds from F1 hybrids or from most fruit varieties as these rarely reproduce true to type.

Now to see if he is true to form.

Only Joffre himself, true to form, seemed unaffected by it all.

Such subtlety would be true to form for a scorpion, after all.

Unlike other cereals, rye is cross-fertilized and does not remain true to type.

With luck, this one would run true to form.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a college application form

Britain has a constitutional form of government.

Dark forms seemed to hide behind the trees.

I'm in the third form .

Johnson is far from his past form and may not make the Olympic team.

Just fill in the form and take it along to your local bank.

Make sure you sign and date the form before you return it.

Melanoma is a form of skin cancer.

Mrs Davies took the fifth form to the science museum.

Pour the cement into the wooden form .

She's by far the brightest pupil in the form .

Sleeping forms lay in groups and rows on the earth floor.

Some of the fifth- formers have started a rock band.

Sugar in chocolate and other forms of confectionery is one of the major causes of tooth decay.

The book discusses what the ideal female form has been for different centuries and cultures.

The nurse asked her to sign the consent form .

The painting consists of a series of interlocking forms.

The visa requires an application form and two photos.

Writers such as Henry James are concerned with form as well as content.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Animation is one of the most labor-intensive art forms.

Antibacterial treatments can take the form of baths, external application to affected areas, injection and oral administration via the food.

As early as 1844, Alfred Donne published a compendium of drawings made from daguerreotypes of microscopic forms.

But like all Balkan political survivors, Milosevic has made an art form of knowing when to switch sides.

How, then, do we account for these very different responses to the different forms of cheating?

However, most of the research has relied upon a narrow and traditional form of grammar teaching.

The bodies which are most obviously subject to various forms of public accountability are central government departments and local authorities.

II. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

alliance

She was too fragile to form an alliance with large, strong, fully made Deborah.

They use cunning, and above all they form alliances .

So the three political groups must now decide if they're to form alliances to push through some sort of compromise package.

The company would be interested in forming alliances to allow television companies use its lines to transmit information.

Firms form regional alliances either generally or for the provision of specific services whether for clients or for the firms themselves.

The council is politically hung, which means that the parties had to form alliances to get a budget voted through.

association

The sexes form different kinds of association for breeding in different species; some are monogamous, others polygynous, others polyandrous.

Legal systems suppliers have recently formed a trade association that has been welcomed in the profession to encourage liaison and co-ordination.

Or, they form their own associations without being prompted and rewarded.

Many of these children come from families which do not readily form themselves into associations and pressure groups.

They are not forming stimulus-response associations .

The new law on association allowed citizens to form associations without prior approval of the Interior Ministry.

band

He entered the elite Waseda University, where he formed a rock band with some friends, but he later dropped out.

We're forming this new band , and guess what it's called - Galactic Outbursts!

Meanwhile, Giap faced the task of forming guerrilla bands , which would ultimately become the core of an army.

Divide the children up into groups for a game and then tell them that you are going to form a marching band .

Make some noise, form a band , whatever.

She returned to New York in 1983, forming a new big band by Tabackin.

basis

This diet now forms the basis of the Gerson Cancer Therapy.

Competition between processing elements could form the basis for learning, also.

Attached in appendix A are the questions which formed the basis of the interview.

The federal standards frequently form the basis for these laws.

This process continued to form the basis for planning.

As narrow and mundane as the questions may sound, they ultimately form the basis for modern society.

Since spectrometry forms the basis of most analytical techniques to be described it must first be defined.

It is individual characters that form the basis for dictionary entries.

chain

Under these conditions, however, ethylene forms short chains or rings, rather than the long chains of the solid polymer.

Rally organizers with colored arm-bands link hands, forming a human chain at the crosswalks.

We can form a human chain of Berliners along the Wall which no one dare break, nomatterhow many soldiers they send.

Primary structure refers to the joining of the amino acids through peptide bonds to form polypeptide chains .

The policy process is dynamic, with inputs, conversion, outputs and feedback forming a continuous chain .

The edge of the overriding plate is crumpled and uplifted to form a mountain chain parallel to the trench.

These may be simple or complex, forming saddles when intermediate chains are shortened.

In some minerals two single chains are combined to form double chains, in which the chains are linked by cations.

coalition

Big business joined together to form a climate change coalition to lobby successfully against the protocol.

They form a coalition of historic losers.

Shevardnadze was expected to set about forming a coalition among some of the 36 parties which had contested parliamentary seats.

The newly formed opposition coalition insisted it was the majority and kept the original day and time.

The Churches have formed a coalition to speak on behalf of the thousands of homeless people in this country.

Leaders of several parties might form a coalition in order to secure majority support for certain policies.

Thus grooming partners may form a coalition during agonistic encounters.

Their convictions have led the Feminists for Life to form coalitions with all sorts of odd bedfellows.

committee

In June 1788 Clarkson proposed that the London committee promote widespread agitation through forming local committees.

Killian said he will form an oversight committee to watch the effect of the legislation and change it if problems arise.

They've formed an action committee to try to recover the funds.

The company said it formed a committee to begin searching for a replacement for Edwards.

Quackenbush, 43, has not announced a reelection bid but has formed a campaign committee .

Any two Directors can form the Routine Business Committee .

Simultaneously, they chose block committees , established communal kitchens, organized working parties, and formed a camp welfare committee.

company

It recently merged with a Wigan-based firm to form a new company called Longwall International.

In 1993, Rusakova formed her own company .

Grant, 35, and his longtime girlfriend, actress-model Elizabeth Hurley, have formed their own production company , Simian Films.

Enough, he hoped, to form several companies and carry on the fight, using guerrilla tactics.

Together, they form a hugely powerful company , as Jean-Pierre Garnier, the chief executive, was keen to explain.

government

Rulers come and go; governments end and forms of government change; but sovereignty survives.

But if MacDonald did form a government , the Liberals would sit on the Opposition benches.

Mr Erbakan has 45 days to form a government .

A new lobbying group has been formed to press the Government for tougher action on climate change.

In the event, Wellington failed to form a government .

If there is a party with an absolute majority in the lower house it will form the government .

group

If there are many males and females in the group , the males form a separate hierarchy above that of the females.

Somehow, they knew that it was much more than a hunch that this group must somehow form a family.

At staff functions at Burleigh, little groups tended to form .

The working group was formed in 1986 and during its working period several reports appeared on the same topic.

After signalling each group of letters forming one word, you must return to this position.

On the side streets up to Sixty-third, other groups are forming .

nucleus

Hickson hopes this will form the nucleus of a self-help group.

Gangs, particularly of white youths, formed definite nuclei for crowd and mob formations.

Meadow Mill now forms the nucleus of a small trading estate.

In the beginning of the chapter he calls the 12 disciples who will form the nucleus of the Church.

This, under the control of the inference engine, forms the system nucleus .

These titles have formed the nucleus basis of an educational website.

The alignment of polymer chains at specific distances from one another to form crystalline nuclei will be assisted when intermolecular forces are strong.

There they coalesce to form a single nucleus .

opinion

It is the auditor's responsibility to form an opinion on the truth and fairness of the accounts.

They respect that you have a mind and you can form your own opinions .

Nor that we should not form opinions or make evaluations.

He conceded to Franceschelli that actually being present during the autopsy might have given him better information to form an opinion .

He might well have formed his own opinion but he knew that would not bear cross-examination at some later date.

So gather information about your child, rather than forming opinions and judgments.

I formed the opinion that there was absolutely nothing undesirable in the case.

I formed my own opinion , and was pleased with this Constitution....

part

They form part of a distinctive culture.

It formed a small part of a high-domed head from which the big ears stuck out almost at right angles.

Nursing practice forms an integral part of learning to nurse and is a crucial element in nursing studies.

This work forms part of the remit of John Hart, Assistant Director.

For the moment, she forms part of a privileged minority who have a home in the real Prado.

That forms the final part of our Strategic Intent.

The study of other photographers' work will form an important part of the course.

It forms a part of a man's life, more deeply ingrained as he matures.

partnership

They formed a partnership solely to enter the competition, and did no other work together.

In February 1994, the hospitals agreed to form a partnership , with a single chief executive and a joint bottom line.

It certainly is a trial - a trial in living together and forming a partnership .

Publishers are agonizing and divided over whether to form partnerships with the new ventures or take them on as competitors.

We have since formed a partnership and employ a young labourer to do all the preparation work.

Pension funds also can help California firms to break into more global markets by forming partnerships .

He formed no partnership with Wakelin: that the childless Wickes reserved for his protégé, Samuel Netherton, in 1750.

Some think he will form a partnership with Hyundai or Daewoo.

party

After he became vice president, Rutskoi decided to form a new political party on the basis of his parliamentary fraction.

Mazzocchi formed Labor Party Advocates with that in mind.

The National Assembly on Dec. 6 enacted a law affirming the right to form political parties and simplifying registration procedures.

They have already tried apolitical approach, forming a party in 1985.

Orton Chirwa formed an opposition party in exile.

Ironically, Perot could have avoided the petition process in Maine had he decided to form his party sooner.

She married, converted to a form of Buddhism and entered politics, forming a new party for the lower castes.

Lamm praised Perot for forming the party .

relationship

Jenny had formed relationships with several boyfriends, but these usually ended because she became over-dependent.

Scott also began to form a few close relationships with other kids at school.

The others lack the faculties to stay in sport and so lose the option to form a stable relationship with the coach.

Even Berry Brazelton needed that in order to form strong relationships with his own children.

Several in both groups were lesbian, some because they had formed such relationships in approved school or Borstal.

Although widely traveled in the company, he seemed to have formed few relationships with either his subordinates or superiors.

He seemed incapable of forming any relationships .

The student had formed a relationship with the rabbits she could reach and accompanied their feeding with petting and talking to them.

society

The newly formed society of Jesuits were fanatical witch-hunters but even the great reformers were not far behind.

Outvoted, they left the congregation in 1825 and formed the Reformed Society of Israelites.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

A crowd was beginning to form at the scene of the accident.

Aspirin stops heart attacks by preventing blood clots from forming.

Coal is formed naturally from decomposed organic matter.

Events in early childhood help to form our personalities in later life.

Hydrogen and oxygen combine to form water.

IBM formed an alliance with Lotus, a software maker.

In English the past tense is usually formed by adding "ed."

Long lines formed outside the ticket offices.

Newton's theories form the basis of modern mathematics.

Oils produced by the skin form a protective barrier against infection and disease.

Our house and the barn form a big "L."

Rice forms the most important part of their diet.

She cut away the corners to form a circle.

The ions combine with proteins to form a reddish-colored complex.

The Rio Grande forms the boundary between Texas and Mexico.

The rocks were formed more than 4 billion years ago.

The United Nations was formed in 1945.

With a few clever twists, he had formed the balloon into the shape of a dog.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Acquisitions have formed an important part of the strategy and will continue to do so.

And, of course, mania usually alternates with depression, to form a bipolar disorder.

Governors must decide whether this subject is to form part of the curriculum for their school.

Imagine how, when and where this formed, and its temporal and spatial journey.

Out of one of my women's courses I attended, a consciousness-raising group was formed.

The exchange is owned by its shareholders, who form a separate membership.

These foods should only be eaten occasionally; they should not form the basis of your diet. 11.

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