Definition of re-formation in English:


Syllabification: re-for·ma·tion
Pronunciation: /ˌrēˌfôrˈmāSHən


  • The action or process of forming again.
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    • Culture is a ‘contested and conflictual set of practices of representation bound up with the processes of formation and re-formation of social groups’.
    • With that chapter closed, there remained little need for any further reunion or any new material, and so last year's re-formation, as Radiators Plan 9, and Chevron's updated lyrics of Television Screen, were not essential.
    • In the New Statesman she recently wrote about new research that proves ‘family disintegration and re-formation does incalculable damage to children’, while advocating that the state should promote marriage.

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