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superstructure

noun [C] uk   /ˈsuː.pəˌstrʌk.tʃər/ us    /-pɚˌstrʌk.tʃɚ/
(of a building) the part above the ground: The foundations are finished and work has now begun on building the superstructure of the new library. (of a ship) the part above the main deck the ideas and systems of a society or organization that develop from more basic ideas and systems: According to Marxist theory, a society's superstructure is its legal, social, cultural and political institutions, which are based on its economic systems.
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