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structural

adjective [not gradable]  /ˈstrʌk·tʃər·əl/ us  

structural adjective [not gradable] (ARRANGEMENT)

of or relating to the structure of parts in a system : Private ownership of companies was the greatest structural change that occurred in the economy.

structural adjective [not gradable] (BUILDING)

of or relating to the structure of something built: Many of the city’s buildings suffered structural damage as a result of the earthquake.
Translations of “structural”
in Korean 구조적인…
in Arabic هَيكَلي, بِنيَوي…
in Portuguese estrutural…
in Catalan estructural…
in Japanese 構造上の, 構造的な…
in Italian strutturale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 安排, 結構, 構造…
in Russian структурный, конструкционный…
in Turkish yapısal, yapıya ait…
in Chinese (Simplified) 安排, 结构, 构造…
in Polish strukturalny, konstrukcyjny…
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