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British English: /fɔːˈmeɪʃ(ə)n/
American English: /fɔrˈmeɪʃ(ə)n/

Translation of formation in French:


  • 1 (creation) (of government, committee, alliance, company, crater, new word, character, impression, idea)
    (of friendship, relationship) établissement (m)
  • 2 (shape, arrangement) (gen) (Military, Geology) to fly in formation
    voler en formation
    in close/V-formation
    en formation serrée/triangulaire
    a cloud formation
    une masse nuageuse
    before n (dancing, flying)
    en formation
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