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civil engineering

noun [U]
 
 
the work of designing, building, and repairing large public structures such as roads, bridges, water systems, and airports: In civil engineering, a major component of functionality is safety: civil structures are meant to be used by large numbers of people, with near-perfect safety. a civil engineering business/company/firm a career/degree in civil engineering
civil engineer noun [C]
Translations of “civil engineering”
in Chinese (Traditional) 土木工程(學)…
in Russian гражданское строительство…
in Turkish inşaat mühendisi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 土木工程(学)…
in Polish budownictwo (lądowe)…
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