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Etymology

Via French and [[w:Template:lang:de language|Template:lang:de]][[Category:Template:lang:de derivations]], from New Latin liber fōrmātus (book fashioned) < fōrmō (I shape, fashion).

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
format

Plural
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format ({{{1}}})
  1. The layout of a document.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The form of presentation of something.
    The radio station changed the format of its evening program.
  3. (computing) A file type.

Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to format

Third person singular
format

Simple past
ing

Past participle
-

Present participle
t

to format (third-person singular simple present format, present participle t, simple past and past participle ing)
  1. To create or edit the layout of a document.
  2. Change a document so it will fit onto a different type of page.
  3. (computing) To prepare a mass storage medium for initial use, erasing any existing data in the process.
    I lost weeks of work when I inadvertently formatted my hard drive.

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Crimean Tatar

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:de language|Template:lang:de]][[Category:crh:Template:lang:de derivations]] Format < [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:crh:Template:lang:la derivations]] fōrmātus (formed).

Noun

format

  1. format.

Declension

References

  • Useinov & Mireev Dictionary, Simferopol, Dolya, 2002 [1]

French

Etymology

Noun

format

  1. format

Romanian

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /forˈmat/
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Etymology 1

From French format.

Noun

format n. (plural formate)

  1. format
  2. template
Declension


Etymology 2

Form of the verb forma.

Participle

format

  1. Past participle of forma.

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