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structure

noun  us   /ˈstrʌk·tʃər/

structure noun (ARRANGEMENT)

[C/U] the arrangement or organization of parts in a system: molecular structure [U] Grammatical structure changes from language to language. [C] When the United States broke away from England, the social structure did not change very much.

structure noun (BUILDING)

[C] something built, such as a building or a bridge: The bridge is the longest steel structure in the world.

structure

verb [T]  us   /ˈstrʌk·tʃər/
to arrange or organize something: Office hours are structured to accommodate individual workersneeds.
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