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English definition of “structural”

structural

adjective     /ˈstrʌktʃərəl/
relating to the way in which the parts of a system or object are arranged: The political reforms have led to major structural changes in the economy.
PROPERTY relating to the structure of a building or similar object: The fire caused major structural damage to the property.
structurally /ˈstrʌktʃərəli/ US   /-tʃɚ-/ adverb
(Definition of structural adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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