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construction

Synonyms of construction in English:

noun

  • 1 the construction of a new airport
  • 2 the central waterway was a spectacular construction
    structure, building, edifice, assembly, pile, framework
  • 3 many candidates have little idea of the basics of sentence construction
    composition, formation, structure, organization
  • 4 I might have known you'd put such a sordid construction on it all
    interpretation, reading, meaning, explanation, inference, explication, construal, analysis, version, understanding, view, impression
    informal take
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