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"structural" in British English

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structuraladjective

uk   /ˈstrʌk.tʃər.əl/  us   /ˈstrʌk.tʃɚ.əl/
  • structural adjective (ARRANGEMENT)

C2 relating to the way in which ​parts of a ​system or ​object are ​arranged: The ​politicalreforms have ​led to ​major structural ​changes in the ​economy.

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structurally
adverb uk   /ˈstrʌk.tʃər.əl.i/  us   /ˈstrʌk.tʃɚ.əl.i/
Few ​buildings were ​left structurally ​safe after the ​earthquake.
(Definition of structural from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"structural" in American English

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structuraladjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈstrʌk·tʃər·əl/
of or ​relating to the ​structure of ​parts in a ​system : Private ​ownership of ​companies was the ​greatest structural ​change that ​occurred in the ​economy.
of or ​relating to the ​structure of something ​built: Many of the city’s ​buildingssuffered structural ​damage as a ​result of the ​earthquake.
(Definition of structural from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"structural" in Business English

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structuraladjective

uk   us   /ˈstrʌktʃərəl/
relating to the way in which the ​parts of a ​system or ​object are ​arranged: The ​politicalreforms 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
adverb /ˈstrʌktʃərəli/  us /-tʃɚ-/
It is becoming ​clear that the ​economy is structurally ​flawed.
(Definition of structural from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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