Meaning of FORMATION in English

FORMATION

n. 25B6; noun

the formation of the island's sand ridges : EMERGENCE, coming into being, genesis, development, evolution, shaping, origination.

the formation of a new government : ESTABLISHMENT, setting up, start, initiation, institution, foundation, inception, creation, inauguration, launch, flotation.

the aircraft were flying in tight formation : CONFIGURATION, arrangement, pattern, array, alignment, positioning, disposition, order.

destruction, disappearance, dissolution.

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