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infrastructure Line breaks: in¦fra|struc¦ture
Pronunciation: /ˈɪnfrəstrʌktʃə/

Definition of infrastructure in English:


The basic physical and organizational structures and facilities (e.g. buildings, roads, power supplies) needed for the operation of a society or enterprise: the social and economic infrastructure of a country
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  • It is easy to integrate into existing wired networks and standard enterprise computing infrastructures.
  • In some cases, they may even push the cooling infrastructures of older design facilities beyond their limits.
  • Facility executives also should identify what network infrastructures exist in the facility.


Early 20th century: from French (see infra-, structure).

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