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English definition of “structural”

structural

adjective uk   /ˈstrʌk.tʃər.əl/ us    /-tʃɚ-/

structural adjective (ARRANGEMENT)

C2 relating to the way in which parts of a system or object are arranged: The political reforms have led to major structural changes in the economy.Frames and structures

structural adjective (BUILDING)

relating to the structure of a building or similar object: Hundreds of houses in the typhoon's path suffered structural damage.Buildings in generalShops, markets and auctionsRestaurants and cafes
structurally
adverb uk   /-i/ us  
Few buildings were left structurally safe after the earthquake.Buildings in generalShops, markets and auctionsRestaurants and cafesFrames and structures
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