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construct

verb [T] uk   /kənˈstrʌkt/ us  
B2 to build something or put together different parts to form something whole: to construct a new bridge/building The walls are constructed of concrete. to construct a story/sentence/argument

construct

noun [C] uk   /ˈkɒn.strʌkt/ us    /ˈkɑːn-/ formal
an idea or an imaginary situation: His reputation as an eccentric is largely a media construct.
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