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  1. The status or condition of something
  • The used bookshop wouldn't offer much due to the poor of the book.
    1. condition, Condition of personal health, especially muscular health.
  • The vet checked to see what kind of the animal was in.
  • We exercise to keep in good physical .
    1. The appearance of something, especially its outline.
  • He cut a square out of the cake.
    1. A figure with unspecified appearance; especially a geometric figure.
  • What shall we use for the cookies? Stars, circles, or diamonds?
  • Translations: 
    • Dutch: vorm(nl)
    • German: Form(de)f
    • French: forme(fr)f
    • Italian: forma(it)f
    • Spanish: forma(es)f
    verb (shapes, shaping, shaped, shaped or shapen)
    1. (transitive) To give something a shape and definition.
    • Shape the dough into a pretzel.
  • For my art project, I plan to my clay lump into a bowl.
    1. 1932, The American Scholar, page 227, United Chapters of Phi Beta Kappa
    2. : The professor never pretended to the academic prerogative of forcing his students into his own channels of reasoning; he entered into and helped the discussion but above all he made his men learn to think for themselves and rely upon their own intellectual judgments.
    • German: formen(de)

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