the act of constructing something
"during the construction we had to take a detour"; "his hobby was the building of boats"
construction, grammatical construction, expression(noun)
a group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and are considered as a single unit
"I concluded from his awkward constructions that he was a foreigner"
facial expression, reflection, formulation, formula, building, structure, aspect, mental synthesis, verbal expression, saying, look, twist, expression, verbalism, grammatical construction, face, locution, manifestation, reflexion
construction, mental synthesis(noun)
the creation of a construct; the process of combining ideas into a congruous object of thought
a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts
"the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"
body structure, structure, social system, twist, complex body part, social organisation, bodily structure, social structure, mental synthesis, grammatical construction, anatomical structure, social organization, building, expression
drawing a figure satisfying certain conditions as part of solving a problem or proving a theorem
"the assignment was to make a construction that could be used in proving the Pythagorean theorem"
an interpretation of a text or action
"they put an unsympathetic construction on his conduct"
turn, turn of events, tress, device, building, structure, twist, bend, mental synthesis, twisting, winding, wrench, wind, expression, eddy, whirl, twirl, pull, grammatical construction, braid, gimmick, crook, spin, plait, kink
the commercial activity involved in repairing old structures or constructing new ones
"their main business is home construction"; "workers in the building trades"
A geometric figure of arcs and line segments that is drawable with a straightedge and compass.
The process of constructing.
Construction is underway on the new bridge.
Anything that has been constructed.
The engineer marvelled at his construction.
The trade of building structures
He had worked in construction all his life.
A building, model or some other structure
The office was a construction of steel and glass
A (usually non-representational) structure, such as a collage etc.
Construction in string and clockwork took first prize
The manner in which something is built.
A thing of simple construction
A group of words arranged to form a meaningful phrase.
The act or result of construing the meaning of something.
American conservatives tend to favor strict construction of the Constitution.
The meaning or interpretation of a text, action etc.; the way something is viewed by an observer or onlooker.
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How to use construction in a sentence?
We are forecasting that if everything goes smoothly, the first unit will go into operation in June 2017, and the second unit at the end of 2017, construction has been delayed three years. At first we planned on December 2013 but there was just no way, with key pieces of equipment not available.
We have to put aside any negative attitudes. We are going there with a positive attitude: How much do you want to invest? How do we prioritize, because we want to do school construction, we want to do public housing, there are other things too.
A foreign bank that conducts or facilitates a significant financial transaction with Iran's Mahan Air, the IRGC-controlled construction firm Khatam al-Anbiya, or Bank Saderat will risk losing its access to the U.S. financial system, and this is not affected by the nuclear deal.
Mr. Zarauskas is a sporadically employed New Jersey construction worker who likes to go to flea markets, he was never present when a tusk crossed the border, and we think any suggestion that he knew the tusks were illegal is shaky.
Language is not an abstract construction of the learned, or of dictionary makers, but is something arising out of the work, needs, ties, joys, affections, tastes, of long generations of humanity, and has its bases broad and low, close to the ground.
Translations for construction
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- مبنى, بناء, اعمال بناءArabic
- конструкция, постройка, сграда, строеж, строителствоBulgarian
- stavba, konstrukce, stavebnictvíCzech
- Bau, Konstruktion, Satzbau, Bauwerk, Bauwesen, AufbauGerman
- κατασκευή, οικοδομικήGreek
- konstruaĵo, konstruado, konstruoEsperanto
- konstruktio, rakennelma, rakennusala, rakennustyö, rakentaminen, rakenneFinnish
- togailScottish Gaelic
- מבנה, בניין, בנייהHebrew
- निर्माण, इमारतHindi
- szerkezet, építkezés, építésHungarian
- ビル, 建物, 建設Japanese
- 建設, 건설Korean
- ການກໍ່ສ້າງ, ຊາງລໍLao
- байгууллага, барилгаMongolian
- budowa, budowlaPolish
- obra, construçãoPortuguese
- construire, clădire, construcție, structură, operăRomanian
- строение, строительство, постройка, конструкция, построение, стройкаRussian
- građevinarstvo, konstrukcijaSerbo-Croatian
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