erection Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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erectionnoun

uk   us   /ɪˈrek.ʃən/

erection noun (BUILDING)

[U] formal the ​act of ​building or making a ​structure: They ​approved the erection of an ​electricfence around the ​prison. [C] a ​building or other ​structure: This ​splendid if ​extraordinary erection from the last ​century is a ​locallandmark.

erection noun (PENIS)

[C] When a man has an erection, his penis is ​temporarilyharder and ​bigger than ​usual and ​points up: to get/have an erection
(Definition of erection from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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