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structural

Pronunciation: /ˈstrʌktʃərəl/

Translation of structural in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [Constr] [improvements/damage/defects] estructural; [wall/column] de carga the house has many interesting structural features la casa tiene muchos detalles arquitectónicos interesantes
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    1.2 [Literat] [Linguistics/Lingüística] estructural
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    1.3 [Economics/Economía] [unemployment] estructural

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