formula

usage note
The plural of this word is "formulae" or "formulas."
formula
noun
1. (mathematics) 
The quadratic equation is one of the most important formulae you learn when you study algebra.La ecuación de segundo grado es una de las fórmulas más importantes que aprendes cuando estudias álgebra.
2. (plan) 
Studying hard and minimizing distractions is a guaranteed formula for success in school.Estudiar duro y minimizar las distracciones es una fórmula garantizada para el éxito en los estudios.
b. la receta (F) 
Our family has run this company according the same formula for the past 30 years.Nuestra familia ha dirigido esta empresa siguiendo la misma receta los últimos 30 años.
3. (culinary) 
My aunt gives her baby formula because she doesn't like the idea of breastfeeding in public.Mi tía le da leche maternizada a su bebé porque no le gusta la idea de darle el pecho en público.
formula
Noun
1. (in general) 
a. la fórmula (F) 
the formula for successla clave del éxito
a peace/pay formulauna fórmula para la paz/de pago
2. (sport) 
a. no direct translation 
Formula OneFórmula uno
3. (baby milk) (United States) 
a. la leche maternizada (F) 
formula [ˈfɔːmjʊlə]
noun
formulas formulae [ˈfɔːmjʊliː]
1 (gen) (Mat) (Chem) etc fórmula (f)
winning formula fórmula (f) del éxito
Like the queen of breathless prose, he has resisted pressure to alter his winning formula since he published the slender, 36-page Be Your Own Gardening Expert Manufacturers are obviously keen to hit on a winning formula, as the vast array of models in the shops proves Socialism does not after all offer a magic formula for prosperity and human dignity
peace formula fórmula (f) de paz
It is difficult to imagine #how the North and South could ever agree on a formula to unify the divided peninsula
2 (baby milk) leche (f) en polvo (para bebés); leche (f) maternizada
3 (Motor Racing) fórmula (f)
Formula One Fórmula (f) uno; a formula-one car un coche de Fórmula uno
Phrases with "formula"
Here are the most popular phrases with "formula." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
Formula One
Fórmula uno
formula is a conjugated form of the verb formular - View Conjugation

formular

 
formular
transitive verb
1. (to state) 
Que esta teoría se formulara hace cientos de años no quiere decir que sea irrefutable.The fact that this theory was formulated hundreds of years ago does not make it irrefutable.
b. to draw up (a plan or proposal) 
El plan de emergencias formulado por el ayuntamiento se siguió a pies juntillas.The emergency plan drawn up by the local government was followed blindly.
c. to ask (a question) 
Si alguien quiere formular una pregunta, que lo haga antes de que comience el examen.If anyone wants to ask a question, please do it before the exam starts.
2. (to establish) 
a. to make 
Mi familia formuló una denuncia a nuestros vecinos por exceso de ruido.My family made a complaint about our neighbors because they were too noisy.
b. to lodge (a protest or complaint) 
La protesta formulada por los ciudadanos irá a la Corte Suprema.The protest lodged by the citizens will go before the Supreme Court.
3. (chemistry) 
La profesora de química nos está enseñando a formular complicadas reacciones.The chemistry teacher is teaching us how to write the formulas of very complex reactions.
4. (medicine) (Colombia) (Spain) 
Hace años me formularon estas pastillas para la alergia pero ya no me funcionan.Years ago I was prescribed these allergy pills but they don't have any effect anymore.
formular
transitive verb
1. (general) 
a. to formulate 
formular una preguntato ask a question
formuló cuidadosamente su respuestashe phrased her reply carefully
intransitive verb
2. (general) 
a. to write formulas 
formular
transitive verb
[+política, teoría] to formulate; [+plan] to draw up; [+pregunta] pose; [+protesta] to make; lodge; [+demanda] to file; put in; [+deseo] to express;
Examples
Verb Conjugations for formular
Past Participle: formulado
PresentPreteriteImperfectConditionalFuture
yo
formulo
formulé
formulaba
formularía
formularé
formulas
formulaste
formulabas
formularías
formularás
él/ella/Ud.
formula
formuló
formulaba
formularía
formulará
nosotros
formulamos
formulamos
formulábamos
formularíamos
formularemos
vosotros
formuláis
formulasteis
formulabais
formularíais
formularéis
ellos/ellas/Uds.
formulan
formularon
formulaban
formularían
formularán
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