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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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erectione‧rec‧tion /ɪˈrekʃən/ noun  1 [countable]HBH if a man has an erection, his penis increases in size and becomes stiff and upright because he is sexually excitedhave/get an erection2 [uncountable]TBC the act of building something or putting it in an upright positionerection of the erection of a new temple
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erectionDuring the process of steel erection you realize how very simple the building of a skyscraper can be.The use of aisles permitted the erection of a much wider building than would otherwise have been possible.Ferriby saw the erection of stately homes and mansions, notably in the High Street, and some still remain today.
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