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construction

con·struc·tion

construction

 
pronunciation:
kn struhk shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or process of building or constructing.
 
synonyms:
assembly, building, fabrication, raising
similar words:
creation, execution
definition 2: something that is put together or constructed; structure.
synonyms:
building, structure
similar words:
assembly, contraction, edifice, erection, framework
definition 3: the manner in which something is constructed.
synonyms:
structure
similar words:
architecture, assembly, configuration, conformation, design, form, format, style, tectonics
definition 4: the job or business of constructing, esp. buildings, roads, or other large structures.
 
synonyms:
building
similar words:
fabrication, tectonics
derivations: constructional (adj.), constructionally (adv.)
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The word construction contains the following part: