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construct in Construction topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishconstructcon‧struct1 /kənˈstrʌkt/ ●●○ W3 AWL verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 TBCBUILDto build something such as a house, bridge, road etc 🔊 There are plans to construct a new road bridge across the river.construct something from/of/in something 🔊 skyscrapers constructed entirely of concrete and glass2 MAKEto form something such as a sentence, argument, or system by joining words, ideas etc together 🔊 Boyce has constructed a new theory of management.3 MH technical to draw a mathematical shape 🔊 Construct a square with sides of 5 cm.→ See Verb table
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constructHe argues, in short, that actual forms of kinship are socially constructed.In addition, it is necessary to follow how the calendar itself was constructed.Developers want to construct a replica of the 19th century steam yacht.There they construct a small royal cell.Construct a square with 2-inch-long sides.Incongruities prohibit constructing a unified picture of anything we could call Orphism.It is easy to construct a wooden framework for plants to grow against.The city has announced a plan to construct another runway at LaGuardia Airport.The roof frames were constructed from thick, heavy timbers.This elegant two-storey stone building was constructed in 1889.New freeway ramps are being constructed in San Bruno.But it has endured because it was constructed of brick and volcanic rock between 1783 and 1792.Through actions like these, children discover and construct their knowledge of sand.Economic models will be constructed to explain the differing unemployment experience of different individuals in each of these markets.The city council has plans for constructing two new schools and a hospital.