Share this entry

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

Translation of formation in French:


  • 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)

Definition of formation in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources


    Next Score:
    Word of the day fortissimo
    Pronunciation: fɔːˈtɪsɪməʊ
    (especially as a direction) very loud or loudly