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Sinônimos de form

(substantivo) 
Definition
a type or kind
He contracted a rare form of cancer.
Sinônimos
type
There are various types of the disease.
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sort
What sort of person is he?
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kind
Donations came in from all kinds of people.
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variety
She grows 12 varieties of old-fashioned roses.
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way
Freezing is a great way to preserve most foods.
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system
the decimal system of metric weights and measures
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order
the order of insects Coleoptera, better known as beetles
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class
a new class of personal computer
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style
six scenes in the style of a classical Greek tragedy
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practice
a public inquiry into bank practices
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method
new teaching methods
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species
There are several thousand species of trees here.
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manner
What manner of place is this?
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stamp
Monty is a man of a very different stamp.
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description
Events of this description occurred daily.
(substantivo) 
Definition
the shape or appearance of something
Valleys often take the form of deep canyons.
Sinônimos
shape
Carefully cut round the shape of the design you wish to use.
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formation
He was flying in formation with seven other jets.
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configuration
The flow of water follows the configuration of the rock strata.
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construction
The British pavilion is an impressive steel and glass construction.
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cut
The cut of her clothes made her look slimmer and taller.
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model
To keep the cost down, opt for a basic model.
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stamp
You may live only where the stamp in your passport says you may.
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mould
At first sight, he is not cast in the leading man mould.
(substantivo) 
Definition
the structure and arrangement of a work of art or piece of writing as distinguished from its content
the sustained narrative form of the novel
Sinônimos
structure
The chemical structure of this particular molecule is very unusual.
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order
The wish to impose order upon confusion is a kind of intellectual instinct.
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organization
the internal organization of the department
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arrangement
an imaginative flower arrangement
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construction
Avoid complex verbal constructions.
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proportion
an artist with a special feel for colour and proportion
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format
They met to discuss the format of future negotiations.
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framework
within the framework of federal regulations
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symmetry
the incredible beauty and symmetry of a snowflake
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orderliness
(substantivo) 
Definition
a visible person or animal
She saw the form of a person coming towards her.
Sinônimos
build
the smallness of his build
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body
The largest organ in the body is the liver.
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figure
Take pride in your health and your figure.
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shape
the shapes of the trees against the sky
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frame
belts pulled tight against their bony frames
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outline
She could see only the hazy outline of the trees.
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anatomy
He had worked extensively on the anatomy of living animals.
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silhouette
the dark silhouette of the castle ruins
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physique
He has the physique and energy of a man half his age.
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person
Sam's the only person who can do the job.
(substantivo) 
Definition
physical or mental condition
He's now fighting his way back to top form.
Sinônimos
condition
He was in fine condition for his age.
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health
Although he's old, he's in good health.
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shape
He was still in better shape than many young men.
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nick (informal)
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fitness
Squash was thought to offer all-round fitness.
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trim
He is already getting in trim for the big day.
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good condition
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good spirits
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fettle
You seem in fine fettle.
(substantivo) 
Definition
a printed document, esp. one with spaces in which to fill details or answers
You will be asked to fill in an application form.
Sinônimos
document
The foreign minister signed the document today.
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questionnaire
Headteachers will be asked to fill in a questionnaire.
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(substantivo) 
Definition
manners and etiquette
a frequent broadcaster on correct form and dress
Sinônimos
procedure
He did not follow the correct procedure in applying for a visa.
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behaviour
He was asked to explain his extraordinary behaviour.
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manners
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etiquette
a breach of the rules of diplomatic etiquette
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rule
The usual rule is to start as one group.
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conduct
Other people judge you by your conduct.
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custom
The custom of lighting the Olympic flame goes back centuries.
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convention
a social convention
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ritual
Italian culture revolves around the ritual of eating.
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done thing
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usage
a fruitful convergence with past usage and custom
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protocol
He is a stickler for royal protocol.
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formality
The will was read, but it was a formality.
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wont
Keith woke early, as was his wont.
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right practice
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kawa (New Zealand)
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tikanga (New Zealand)
(substantivo) 
Definition
a group of children who are taught together
British)  I was going into the sixth form at school.
Sinônimos
class
Reducing the size of classes should be a priority.
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set
the popular watering hole for the literary set
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rank
Each rank of the peerage was respected.
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grade
Staff turnover is high among junior grades.
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stream
Examinations are used to choose which pupils will move into the top streams.
(substantivo) 
Definition
the particular mode in which a thing or person appears
The rejoicing took the form of exuberant masquerades.
Sinônimos
mode
the capitalist mode of production
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shape
The glass bottle is the shape of a woman's torso.
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appearance
He had the appearance of a college student.
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manifestation
the manifestation of grief
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guise
He claimed the Devil had appeared to him in the guise of a goat.
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semblance
They had nursed Peter back to some semblance of health.
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design
The pictures are based on simple geometric designs.
(verbo) 
Definition
to give shape to or take shape, esp. a particular shape
He gave orders for the cadets to form into lines.
Sinônimos
arrange
He started to arrange the books in piles.
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line up
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organize
He began to organize his papers.
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dispose
He was preparing to dispose his effects about the room.
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draw up
(verbo) 
Definition
to make or construct or be made or constructed
The bowl was formed out of clay.
Sinônimos
make
They now make cars at two plants in Europe.
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produce
The company produces circuitry for communications systems.
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model
Sometimes she carved wood or modelled clay.
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fashion
The desk was fashioned out of oak.
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build
Developers are now proposing to build a hotel on the site.
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create
He's creating a whole new language of painting.
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shape
Like it or not, our families shape our lives.
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manufacture
The first three models are being manufactured at our factory in Manchester.
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construct
The boxes should be constructed from rough-sawn timber.
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assemble
She was trying to assemble the bookcase when it collapsed.
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forge
They agreed to forge closer economic ties.
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mould
We moulded a statue out of mud.
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fabricate
All the tools are fabricated from high-quality steel.
(verbo) 
Definition
to be an element of
Women formed the majority of the group's membership.
Sinônimos
constitute
The country's ethnic minorities constitute 7 per cent of its total population.
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make up
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compose
They agreed to form a council composed of leaders of the rival factions.
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comprise
Women comprise the majority of this hospital's medical staff.
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serve as
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make
She'll make a fine artist, if she gets the right training.
Your idea will make a good book.
(verbo) 
Definition
to come or bring into existence
You may want to form a company to buy a joint freehold.
Sinônimos
establish
They established the school in 1989.
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start
Now is probably as good a time as any to start a business.
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found
He founded the Centre for Journalism Studies.
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launch
The police have launched an investigation into the incident.
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set up
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invent
He invented the first electric clock.
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put together
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bring about
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contrive
The oil companies were accused of contriving a shortage of gasoline to justify price increases.
(verbo) 
Definition
to come or bring into existence
Stalactites and stalagmites began to form.
Sinônimos
take shape
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materialize
None of the anticipated difficulties materialized.
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appear
A woman appeared at the far end of the street.
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show up (informal)
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come into being
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crystallize
Now my thoughts really began to crystallize.
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become visible
(verbo) 
She rapidly formed a plan.
Sinônimos
draw up
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design
We may be able to design a course to suit your particular needs.
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devise
We devised a scheme to help him.
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formulate
He formulated his plan for escape.
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plan
I had been planning a trip to the West Coast.
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frame
A convention was set up to frame a constitution.
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organize
We need someone to help organize our campaign.
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think up
(verbo) 
Definition
to acquire or develop
It is easier to form good habits than to break bad ones.
Sinônimos
develop
She developed a taste for expensive nightclubs.
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pick up
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acquire
I've never acquired a taste for wine.
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cultivate
Try to cultivate a positive mental attitude.
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contract
Norton had contracted tuberculosis and been sent off to a sanatorium.
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get into (informal)
(verbo) 
Definition
to train or mould by instruction or example
Anger at injustice formed his character.
Sinônimos
train
We train them in bricklaying and other building techniques.
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school
He is schooled to spot trouble.
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teach
a programme to teach educational skills
She taught me to read.
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guide
He should have let his instinct guide him.
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discipline
I'm very good at disciplining myself.
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rear
I was reared in east Texas.
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educate
She was educated at a local school.
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bring up
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instruct
He instructs family members in nursing techniques.

expressões idiomáticas

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Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of acquire
Definition
to get or develop (something such as an object, trait, or ability)
I've never acquired a taste for wine.
Sinônimos
in the sense of anatomy
Definition
the structure of an animal or plant
He had worked extensively on the anatomy of living animals.
in the sense of appear
Definition
to come into sight
A woman appeared at the far end of the street.
Sinônimos
come into view,
come out,
be present,
show (informal),
show up (informal),
crop up (informal),
come forth,
come into sight,

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