Meaning of STRUCTURE in English
(~s, structuring, ~d)
Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.
The ~ of something is the way in which it is made, built, or organized.
The typical family ~ of Freud’s patients involved two parents and two children...
The chemical ~ of this particular molecule is very unusual.
N-VAR: usu with supp, oft N of n
A ~ is something that consists of parts connected together in an ordered way.
The feet are highly specialised ~s made up of 26 small delicate bones.
N-COUNT: usu with supp
A ~ is something that has been built.
About half of those funds has gone to repair public roads, ~s and bridges...
If you ~ something, you arrange it in a careful, organized pattern or system.
By structuring the course this way, we’re forced to produce something the companies think is valuable.
VERB: V n
see also report ~
Collins COBUILD. Толковый словарь английского языка для изучающих язык Коллинз COBUILD (международная база данных языков Бирмингемского университета) . 2012