formator

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

formator (plural formators)

  1. (semiotics) A symbol that indicates a relationship between designators.
  2. (Christianity) A person who trains novices or seminarians.
    • 2011, Basil Cole, Formation of Novices and Seminarians: Nine Signs of Steady Growth, Ignatius Press
      The second sign is related to the infused theological virtue of charity, because the formator has to discover by observation if a candidate takes joy in serving others, especially in small or difficult ways

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

fōrmātor

  1. second-person singular future passive imperative of fōrmō
  2. third-person singular future passive imperative of fōrmō

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