Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of forming anew; a second forming in order.

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  • noun A new formation (a subsequent coming together of the elements of a former grouping)

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  • noun forming again (especially with improvements or removal of defects); renewing and reconstituting

Etymologies

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From re- +‎ formation

Examples

  • I am thinking that ... the re-formation of the faithful must happen primarily through input from abroad.

    Danish Reader: Good Books on the Liturgy

  • NFL, leading to settlement, re-formation of the NFLPA as a union, and a new CBA embodying the settlement.

    Andrew Brandt: A Layman's Guide to NFL's brief in Brady v. NFL

  • It's no reflection on the quality of their back catalogue to suggest there's something a little surprising about the general rejoicing that seems to have greeted the news of Pulp's re-formation.

    Pulp: Something changed

  • So props to Steve Bowbrick for his scenesetting observation at Chinwag Live: Media Widgetised on Wednesday 16th May that the opposing life forces of disintegration and re-formation are encapsulated in the widgetisation of media.

    May « 2007 « Innovation Cloud

  • So props to Steve Bowbrick for his scenesetting observation at Chinwag Live: Media Widgetised on Wednesday 16th May that the opposing life forces of disintegration and re-formation are encapsulated in the widgetisation of media.

    Widget Week part 2 – Chinwag Live: Media Widgetised « Innovation Cloud

  • Thru re-formation/re-ordination they can certainly serve as priests many former Anglicans/Episcopalians so, even if they are married.

    Slow posting continues till mid-August...

  • Classic Justice League of America members Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman and Green Lantern appear here in action figure form, along with a 48-page book featuring the story of the re-formation of the JLA after Infinite Crisis, as well as the characters’ origin stories as told by contemporary artists.

    DC Comics for July 2009 | Major Spoilers - Comic Book Reviews and News

  • One of the group leaders in Damon's lab is married to an Endingen native and told us about a festival they were having combining Fasnet, a Karneval/Lent-related holiday, and the Narrenfest, a party the town has every so often celebrating the anniversary of the re-formation of its Jester's Guild!

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • Such a configuration could mean the re-formation of the Labour/Liberal Democrat coalition that governed Wales 2000-03.

    Tories Set to Become Largest Opposition Party in Wales

  • It's a re-formation of the old Tories out of its two major fragments, the Progressive Conservatives and the Reform Party later Canadian Alliance; the two conservatisms have tended to be very different, and have sometimes not liked each other at all.

    Canada Goes Blue

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