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English definition of “construction”


noun (BUILDING)    /kənˈstrʌk.ʃən/
B2 [U] the work of building or making something, especially buildings , bridges , etc.: She works in construction/in the construction industry . The bridge is a marvellous work of engineering and construction. This website is currently under construction (= being created ).Construction work and workers [U] the particular type of structure , materials , etc. that something has: The bridge is of lightweight construction.Frames and structures B2 [C] a building : What's that concrete and metal construction over there?Buildings in generalShops, markets and auctionsRestaurants and cafes
(Definition of construction noun (BUILDING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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