Definition of structural in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈstrʌktʃ(ə)r(ə)l/


1Relating to or forming part of the structure of a building or other item: the blast left ten buildings with major structural damage
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  • They also used a picnic table to ram the front door, causing major structural damage to the building.
  • He just drove into the building, causing structural damage to one of the outer walls.
  • Unstable toxic soils below the building called for creative structural solutions.
constructional, organizational, systemic, constitutional, configurational, formational
technical tectonic
1.1Relating to the arrangement of and relations between the parts or elements of a complex whole: there have been structural changes in the industry
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  • Neruda's dialectical way of thinking can be appreciated in the internal structural relations in the poems.
  • These kinds of structural elements suggest an actively engaged readership.
  • First, buildings should be made more robust and designed so the loss of one structural element cannot cause collapse.

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