formulation vs preparation what difference

what is difference between formulation and preparation

English

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun

formulation (countable and uncountable, plural formulations)

  1. The act, process, or result of formulating or reducing to a formula.
    1. A particular linguistic construction; a turn of phrase.
      The formulation with the bare infinitive was somewhat less common.
  2. (medicine) A medicinal preparation.
    If you liked our old shampoo, you’ll love the new kinder, gentler formulation.

Synonyms

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Related terms

  • formula
  • formulate

Translations


French

Etymology

From formuler +‎ -ation.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fɔʁ.my.la.sjɔ̃/
  • Homophone: formulations

Noun

formulation f (plural formulations)

  1. wording
  2. formulation

Synonyms

  • tournure

Further reading

  • “formulation” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).


English

Alternative forms

  • præparation (archaic)

Etymology

Borrowed from Middle French préparation, from Latin praeparatio, praeparationem.
Morphologically prepare +‎ -ation

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pɹɛpəˈɹeɪʃən/
  • Hyphenation: prep‧a‧ra‧tion
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun

preparation (countable and uncountable, plural preparations)

  1. (uncountable) The act of preparing or getting ready.
  2. (uncountable) The state of being prepared; readiness.
  3. (countable) That which is prepared.
    1. A substance, especially a remedy, that is prepared.
      The traditional remedy is a bitter preparation made from steamed herbs.
    2. (anatomy) A part of any animal body preserved as a specimen.
    3. (music) Any of the objects placed between the strings of a prepared piano.
  4. (Judaism) The day before the Sabbath or other Jewish feast-day.
  5. Devotional exercises introducing an office.
  6. (music) The previous introduction, as an integral part of a chord, of a note continued into a succeeding dissonance.

Related terms

  • prepare

Derived terms

Translations

Anagrams

  • paraprotein

Interlingua

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pɾe.pa.ɾaˈtsjon/

Noun

preparation (plural preparationes)

  1. preparation

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