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English definition of “erection”


noun (BUILDING)    /ɪˈrek.ʃən/
[U] formal the act of building or making a structure: They approved the erection of an electrified fence around the prison.Construction work and workers [C] mainly humorous a building: This splendid if extraordinary erection from the last century is a local landmark.Buildings in generalShops, markets and auctionsRestaurants and cafes
(Definition of erection noun (BUILDING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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