form

form
I
1. fo:m noun
1) ((a) shape; outward appearance: He saw a strange form in the darkness.) forma
2) (a kind, type or variety: What form of ceremony usually takes place when someone gets a promotion?) clase, tipo
3) (a document containing certain questions, the answers to which must be written on it: an application form.) formulario
4) (a fixed way of doing things: forms and ceremonies.) formalidad
5) (a school class: He is in the sixth form.) curso

2. verb
1) (to make; to cause to take shape: They decided to form a drama group.) formar, constituir
2) (to come into existence; to take shape: An idea slowly formed in his mind.) formarse
3) (to organize or arrange (oneself or other people) into a particular order: The women formed (themselves) into three groups.) organizarse
4) (to be; to make up: These lectures form part of the medical course.) constituir
- be in good form
- in the form of

II fo:m noun
(a long, usually wooden seat: The children were sitting on forms.) banco
form1 n
1. curso
I'm in the third form hago tercero / estoy en el tercer curso
2. forma
a cake in the form of a heart una tarta en forma de corazón
3. impreso / formulario
you have to fill in this form tienes que rellenar este impreso
form2 vb formar / formarse
the dancers formed a circle los bailarines formaron un círculo
to form a club formar un club
ice formed on the surface of the lake se formó hielo en la superficie del lago
form
tr[fɔːm]
noun
1 (shape, mode etc) forma
it's a cake in the form of a train es un pastel en forma de tren
2 (kind) clase nombre femenino, tipo
she hates exercise in any form odia cualquier tipo de ejercicio
3 (formality) formas nombre femenino plural; (behaviour) educación nombre femenino
what is the form? ¿qué hay que hacer?
4 (physical condition) forma
she's in excellent form está en muy buena forma
5 (mood, spirit) humor nombre masculino
your father is in fine form tonight tu padre está de muy buen humor esta noche
6 (document) formulario, impreso, hoja
sign this form, please firme esta hoja, por favor
7 SMALLEDUCATION/SMALL (age group) curso; (class) clase nombre femenino
8 (bench) banco
9 SMALLBRITISH ENGLISH/SMALL slang (criminal record) antecedentes nombre masculino plural penales
transitive verb
1 (mould) moldear, modelar; (make) hacer, formar; (character) formar
the child formed the clay into a bowl el niño moldeó el barro en un bol
try to form complete sentences intenta hacer frases completas
the children formed themselves into groups los niños formaron grupos
early experiences form a person's character las primeras experiencias forman el carácter de una persona
2 (set up) formar
the committee was formed in 1980 el comité se formó en 1980
he was asked to form a government le pidieron que formara un gobierno
3 (be, constitute) formar, constituir
socialists formed the bulk of the group los socialistas formaban la mayor parte del grupo
interviews and letters form the basis of the book la mayor parte del libro la forman entrevistas y cartas
4 figurative use (idea) hacerse; (impression, opinion) formarse; (relationship) hacer; (habit) adquirir; (plan) concebir
I formed the wrong impression of you me formé una mala impresión de ti
intransitive verb
1 formarse
a long queue had formed una larga cola se había formado
a crowd formed se formó una multitud
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SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
as a matter of form por educación, por cortesía
in any shape or form de cualquier forma
to be bad form ser de mala educación
to be on form estar en forma
to be off form estar en baja forma
to take form tomar forma
form ['fɔrm] vt
1) fashion, make: formar
2) develop: moldear, desarrollar
3) constitute: constituir, formar
4) acquire: adquirir (un hábito), formar (una idea)
form vi
: tomar forma, formarse
form n
1) shape: forma f, figura f
2) manner: manera f, forma f
3) document: formulario m
4) : forma f
in good form: en buena forma
true to form: en forma consecuente
5) mold: molde m
6) kind, variety: clase f, tipo m
7) : forma f (en gramática)
plural forms: formas plurales
form
n.
calaña s.f.
conformación s.f.
figura s.f.
forma s.f.
formación s.f.
formalidad s.f.
formulario s.m.
hechura s.f.
impreso s.m.
modelo s.m.
modo s.m.
molde s.m.
v.
adquirir v.
configurar v.
formar v.
integrar v.
modelar v.
fɔːrm, fɔːm
I
noun
1) c u (shape, manner) forma f

what form should our protest take? — ¿cómo deberíamos manifestar nuestra protesta?

2)
a) c u (type, kind) tipo

they require some form of explanation — necesitan algún tipo de explicación

other forms of life — otras formas de vida

birds are a higher form of life than insects — las aves son una especie superior a los insectos

b) c u (style) forma f

form and content — forma y contenido or fondo

3) u (fitness, ability) forma f

to be on/off form — estar* en forma/en baja forma

on past form it seems unlikely that ... — conociendo su historial, no parece probable que ...

4) u (etiquette)

as a matter of form — por educación or cortesía

to be bad/good form — (esp BrE) ser* de mala/buena educación

5) c (document) formulario m, impreso m, forma f (Méx)
6) c (BrE Educ) (class) clase f; (year) curso m, año m

II
1.
transitive verb
1)
a) (shape, mold) formar; \<\<character\>\> formar, moldear
b) (take shape of) \<\<line/circle\>\> formar
2) (develop) \<\<opinion\>\> formarse; \<\<habit\>\> adquirir*
3) (constitute) \<\<basis/part\>\> formar, constituir*
4) (set up, establish) \<\<committee/government/company\>\> formar

2.
form vi \<\<idea/plan\>\> tomar forma; \<\<ice/fog\>\> formarse
[fɔːm]
1. N
1) (=shape) forma f ; (=figure, shadow) bulto m , silueta f

the same thing in a different form — lo mismo pero con otra forma

form and content — forma f y contenido

in the form of — en forma de

I'm against hunting in any form — estoy en contra de cualquier forma de caza

to take form — concretarse, tomar or cobrar forma

it took the form of a cash prize — consistió en un premio en metálico

what form will the ceremony take? — ¿en qué consistirá la ceremonia?

2) (=kind, type) clase f , tipo m

a new form of government — un nuevo sistema de gobierno

as a form of apology — como disculpa

3) (=way, means) forma f

in due form — en la debida forma

form of payment — modo m de pago

what's the form? — ¿qué es lo que hemos de hacer?

that is common form — eso es muy corriente

4) (Sport) (also fig) forma f

to be in good form — estar en buena forma

he was in great form last night — estaba en plena forma anoche

to be on form — estar en forma

to be out of form — estar desentrenado

in top form — en plena forma

true to form — como de costumbre

5) (=document) (gen) formulario m , impreso m

application form — solicitud f

to fill in or out a form — rellenar un formulario or un impreso

6) (Brit) frm (=etiquette) apariencias fpl

for form's sake — por pura fórmula, para guardar las apariencias

it's bad form — está mal visto

it's a matter of form — es una formalidad

7) (=bench) banco m
8) (Brit) (Scol) curso m , clase f

she's in the first form — está haciendo primer curso de secundaria or primero de secundaria

9) (Brit)
(Racing)

to study the form — estudiar resultados anteriores

2.
VT (=shape, make) formar; [+ clay etc] modelar, moldear; [+ company] formar, fundar; [+ plan] elaborar, formular; [+ sentence] construir; [+ queue] hacer; [+ idea] concebir, formular; [+ opinion] hacerse, formarse; [+ habit] crear

he formed it out of clay — lo modeló or moldeó en arcilla

to form a government — formar gobierno

to form a group — formar un grupo

to form part of sth — formar parte de algo

3.
VI tomar forma, formarse

an idea formed in his mind — una idea tomó forma en su mente

how do ideas form? — ¿cómo se forman las ideas?

4.
CPD

form feed N — (Comput) salto m de página

form letter N(US) carta f tipo

form of words N(=formulation) formulación f

* * *
[fɔːrm, fɔːm]
I
noun
1) c u (shape, manner) forma f

what form should our protest take? — ¿cómo deberíamos manifestar nuestra protesta?

2)
a) c u (type, kind) tipo

they require some form of explanation — necesitan algún tipo de explicación

other forms of life — otras formas de vida

birds are a higher form of life than insects — las aves son una especie superior a los insectos

b) c u (style) forma f

form and content — forma y contenido or fondo

3) u (fitness, ability) forma f

to be on/off form — estar* en forma/en baja forma

on past form it seems unlikely that ... — conociendo su historial, no parece probable que ...

4) u (etiquette)

as a matter of form — por educación or cortesía

to be bad/good form — (esp BrE) ser* de mala/buena educación

5) c (document) formulario m, impreso m, forma f (Méx)
6) c (BrE Educ) (class) clase f; (year) curso m, año m

II
1.
transitive verb
1)
a) (shape, mold) formar; \<\<character\>\> formar, moldear
b) (take shape of) \<\<line/circle\>\> formar
2) (develop) \<\<opinion\>\> formarse; \<\<habit\>\> adquirir*
3) (constitute) \<\<basis/part\>\> formar, constituir*
4) (set up, establish) \<\<committee/government/company\>\> formar

2.
form vi \<\<idea/plan\>\> tomar forma; \<\<ice/fog\>\> formarse

English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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