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infrastructure

noun [C usually singular]     /ˈɪn.frəˌstrʌk.tʃər/ US  /-tʃɚ/
C1 the basic systems and services, such as transport and power supplies, that a country or organization uses in order to work effectively: The war has badly damaged the country's infrastructure.Frames and structures
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