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British English: /fɔːm/
American English: /fɔrm/

Translation of form in Italian:


  • 1 (kind, manifestation)
    (of activity, energy, exercise, transport, government, protest, work, substance, entertainment, disease) forma (feminine)
    (of taxation) sistema (masculine)
    different forms of life o life forms
    diverse forme di vita
    it's a form of blackmail
    è una forma di ricatto
    some form of control is needed
    c'è bisogno di un qualche sistema di controllo
    in the form of crystals, a loan
    sotto forma di cristalli, di prestito
    in a new, different form
    in una forma nuova, diversa
    to publish articles in book form
    pubblicare degli articoli raccolti in volume
    he won't touch alcohol in any form
    non beve nessun tipo di alcolico
    to take various forms
    prendere diverse forme
    to take the form of a strike
    consistere in uno sciopero
  • 6 (etiquette)it is bad form
    non sta bene o non è educato (to do fare)
    purely as a matter of form
    soltanto pro forma o per pura formalità
    I never know the form at these ceremonies you know the form
    tu sai come ci si comporta

transitive verb

  • 2 (conceive)
    farsi (impression, image, picture, opinion, idea)
    nutrire (admiration)
    to form the habit of doing
    prendere l'abitudine di fare

intransitive verb

  • (all contexts)

Phrasal verbs

form into:

form into [something]
formare (groups, classes, teams)
to form something into
organizzare qualcosa in (paragraphs, sentence)
mettere qualcosa in (circle)
disporre, dividere qualcosa in (groups, teams, classes)
to form objects into patterns
raggruppare gli oggetti in campioni dello stesso tipo.

form up

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