Meaning of CONSTRUCTION in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ kən-ˈstrək-shən ]


Date: 14th century

1. : the act or result of construing, interpreting, or explaining


a. : the process, art, or manner of constructing something ; also : a thing constructed

b. : the construction industry

working in construction

3. : the arrangement and connection of words or groups of words in a sentence : syntactical arrangement

4. : a sculpture that is put together out of separate pieces of often disparate materials

• con·struc·tion·al -shnəl, -shə-n ə l adjective

• con·struc·tion·al·ly adverb

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.