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re-formation

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Pronunciation: /riːfɔːˈmeɪʃ(ə)n
 
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Definition of re-formation in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The action or process of forming again: these materials may have passed through many cycles of destruction and re-formation
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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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