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noun
1 noun type of sthcineál masc1  c m usaghas masc1  c m usórt masc1  c m uthe usual form of communication an gnáthchineál cumarsáideform of transport córas iompairform of government córas rialtais, cineál rialtaissome form of sport is recommended moltar spórt de shaghas éigin, moltar spórt de shórt éigin, moltar cineál éigin spóirt 2 noun way sth appearscineál masc1  c m usórt masc1  c m usaghas masc1  c m ubullying can take many forms is iomaí cineál bulaíochta annit took the form of a witch hunt cineál géarleanúna a bhí ann support in the form of sponsorship tacaíocht i bhfoirm urraíochta in electronic form go leictreonach, i bhfoirm leictreonach in digital form go digiteach, i gcruth digiteach in paper form ar pár, ar páipéar in all its forms d'aon chineál, de shaghas ar bith, de gach aon sórt, is cuma cén cineál in any shape or form ar aon bhealach, d'aon chineál, ar dhóigh ar bith in some form or other de chineál éigin, faoi chló amháin nó eile
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3 noun shapecruth masc3  c m uriocht masc3  c m uhuman form cruth daonnafemale form cruth baineann in the form of i gcruth, i bhfoirm, i riochtshe came in the form of a swan tháinig sí i riocht eala to take the form of sth (also to assume the form of) cruth ruda a ghlacadh, cuma ruda a chur ort féin 4 noun indistinguishable shapescáil fem2  c m ucruth masc3  c m uthey saw a strange form on the horizon chonaic siad scáil aisteach ar fhíor na spéire 5 noun official documentfoirm fem2  c m uto fill in a form foirm a líonadh, foirm a chomhlánúregistration form foirm chláraithe 6 noun ability to performto be in outstanding form bheith i mbarr do mhaitheasahe suffered a loss of form ní raibh sé chomh maith agus ba dhual dó, bhí sé as a bhuille to have a return to form bheith ar ais ar do sheanléim, bheith os cionn do bhuille athuair 7 noun sb's mood or healthbail fem2  c m uriocht masc3  c m ugiúmar masc1  c m uto recover your form teacht ar ais ar do sheanléim, teacht chugat féin arís to be in good form bheith i ndea-chaoi, dea-bhail a bheith ort, bheith i mbarr do shláinte, spionn maith a bheith ort, ardghiúmar a bheith ort to be in bad form bheith i ndroch-chaoi, drochspionn a bheith ort, drochghiúmar a bheith ort, cros an diabhail a bheith ort 8 noun SPOR track record of horse or dogtaifead rása  c m u to study form (also to study the form) súil a chaitheamh ar an taifead rása 9 noun customgnáthnós masc1  c m unósmhaireacht fem3  c m ugnás masc1  c m uI wasn't sure what the form was ní raibh mé cinnte cad é an gnáthnós a bhí i bhfeidhm, ní raibh mé cinnte cén nósmhaireacht a bhí i dtreis to know the form cur amach a bheith agat ar chúrsaí mar atá as a matter of form de ghrá na ceiste, ar mhaithe le ceist a chur 10 noun ED class at schoolrang masc3  c m uform teacher múinteoir ranga 11 noun ED year at schoolbliain fem3  c m u 12 noun LING one part of wordleagan masc1  c m ufoirm fem2  c m uform of a word leagan d'fhocalsingular form uimhir uathadative form foirm an tabharthaigh 13 noun ART, LIT, MUS structure of piece of writing, music, art etcfoirm fem2  c m ucineál masc1  c m u form and content foirm agus ábharthis poem is traditional in form tá an dán seo traidisiúnta ó thaobh foirme de, leagan amach traidisiúnta atá ar an dán seo 14 noun ART, LIT genrefoirm fem2  c m ucineál masc1  c m unew literary forms came to the fore tháinig foirmeacha nua liteartha chun tosaigh 15 noun formula, set of wordsthey tried to find a form of words acceptable to all rinne siad iarracht friotal a aimsiú a mbeadh glacadh ag cách leis 16 noun informal POLICE criminal recordcúlra coiriúil  c m u to have form cúlra coiriúil a bheith agat 17 noun benchforma masc4  c m ubinse masc4  c m u 18 noun hare's lairleaba dhearg NP  c m ugnáthóg fem2  c m u
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19 verb develop
INTRANSITIVEcruthaigh verb  c m udéan verb  c m unew cells form overnight cruthaítear cealla nua thar oícheclouds were forming bhí scamaill ag bailiú
TRANSITIVEcruthaigh verb  c m udéan verb  c m uthis material came together and formed a new star tháinig an t-ábhar seo le chéile agus cruthaíodh réalta nua
20 verb shape in particular way TRANSITIVEdéan verb  c m ucuir i gcruth VPform the mixture into triangles déan triantáin as an meascán, cuir an meascán i gcruth triantán 21 verb arrange in particular way TRANSITIVEdéan verb  c m uto form a queue scuaine a dhéanamhthey formed into a circle rinne siad ciorcalthe crowd formed into three lines rinneadh trí líne den slua, rinne an slua trí líne 22 verb LING make part of word TRANSITIVEtabhair verb  c m udéan verb  c m uthese come together to form the plural tagann siad seo le chéile chun an t-iolra a thabhairt 23 verb conceive sth in your mind
TRANSITIVEto form an idea teacht ar smaoineamh, barúil a fhorbairtto form a plan plean a dhéanamh, teacht ar phlean, plean a chur le chéileto form a picture in your head pictiúr a bheith agat i do cheann
INTRANSITIVEan idea formed at the back of my mind tháinig smaoineamh isteach i gcúl mo chinnan image of the scene formed in his mind shamhlaigh sé an radharc ina intinn, taibhsíodh an radharc dó
24 verb relationship TRANSITIVEthey formed a strong bond d'éirigh siad an-mhór le chéile, bhí caidreamh an-mhaith acu le chéile 25 verb constitute TRANSITIVEit forms a vital part of the strategy is cuid lárnach den straitéis é 26 verb group, organisation etc
TRANSITIVEtosaigh verb  c m ucuir ar bun VP  c m ubunaigh verb  c m uthey tried to form a government rinne siad iarracht rialtas a chur le chéilethey formed a new party bhunaigh siad páirtí nua, chuir siad páirtí nua ar bun
INTRANSITIVEtosaigh verb  c m ucuir ar bun VP  c m ubunaigh verb  c m uthey only formed six months ago níor tháinig siad le chéile go dtí sé mhí ó shin, níl siad bunaithe ach le sé mhí
27 verb influence development of TRANSITIVEmúnlaigh verb  c m utheir personality is formed early in their life múnlaítear a bpearsantacht go luath ina saol
phrases

it's bad form

níl sé cuibhiúilníl sé indéantait's bad form to ask personal questions níl sé cuibhiúil ceisteanna pearsanta a chur, tá sé míchuí ceisteanna pearsanta a chur

good form

stuaimsiosmaidthat was good form on her part ba stuama an beart é sin uaithi, ba shiosmaideach an mhaise di é

in form

(also

on form

) 1 performing welli mbarr do mhaitheasaos cionn do bhuilleyou're in form today tá tú i mbarr do mhaitheasa inniu, tá tú os cionn do bhuille ceart inniu 2 fit and healthyar do sheanléimar do bhuillei mbarr do shláintehe's back in form again tá sé i mbarr a shláinte arís, tá sé ar ais ar a sheanléim

off form

(also

out of form

) 1 not performing wellhe was off form ní raibh sé i mbarr a mhaitheasa, ní raibh sé ar a bhuille 2 not fit or healthyshe was off form today ní raibh ar fónamh inniu, ní raibh sí istigh léi féin inniu

to take form

1 take shape (of idea, notion etc)teacht chun cinnthe idea for the book took form overnight tháinig ábhar an leabhair chun cinn thar oíche 2 take shape physicallygradually the new structure took form tháinig ann don struchtúr nua de réir a chéile

true to form

mar is dualmar a bheifeá ag súil leistrue to form the men came home late tháinig na fir abhaile go déanach mar ba dhual dóibh

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