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structural

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstructuralstruc‧tur‧al /ˈstrʌktʃərəl/ ●○○ AWL adjective 🔊 🔊 BUILDSYSTEMconnected with the structure of something 🔊 structural changes in the computer industry 🔊 The earthquake caused minor structural damage.structurally adverb 🔊 Is the building structurally sound (=in good condition)?
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structuralstructural damageSuch approaches have been criticised for failing to take account of external or structural factors which influence people's experience of ageing.Even in ruin the Colosseum is a magnificent edifice of great structural interest and aesthetic splendour.His commitment to the transformation of society through identifying and resolving structural issues is very intense.Taking its cue from structural linguistics, it will concentrate on the signifiers at the expense of the signifieds.There is the matter of future planning and the effect on structural plans for the area.This lawyer was therefore classified as professionally marginal, in a structural rather than an attitudinal sense.One important structural relationship is that between bureaucracies and groups that represent particular interests.structurally soundOn the surface, the house appeared to be structurally sound.
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