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English definition of “structure”
› [C] the way in which the parts of a system are arranged or organized, or the system itself: The company attributed the strong growth to a decentralized corporate structure.pricing/charging/fee structure The phone uses a simplified pricing structure based on minutes of talk time.pay/tax/rate structure A new regional pay structure has been introduced.the structure of sth Market forces will inevitably bring about changes in the structure of the wholesale sector.
› [C] an object such as a building, that has been built or arranged in a particular way: Their new head office is an impressive glass and steel structure.
› [C or U] the condition of being well arranged or organized: have/lack/need (a) structure His financial plans lack structure. → See also capital structure, career structure, corporate structure, cost structure, financial structure, matrix structure