[ UK /kənstɹˈʌkʃən/ ]
[ US /kənˈstɹəkʃən/ ]
[ US /kənˈstɹəkʃən/ ]
the commercial activity involved in repairing old structures or constructing new ones
their main business is home construction
workers in the building trades
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
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
the act of constructing something
his hobby was the building of boats
during the construction we had to take a detour
- 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
she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons
the structure consisted of a series of arches
an interpretation of a text or action
they put an unsympathetic construction on his conduct
How To Use construction In A Sentence
- Fishing. Tie magnets to a string, cut fish shapes out of construction paper and attach a paper clip to the fish's mouth and voila.
- This construction of a new world order comes from a naïive and untraveled President, emboldened in his ignorance by advisors who have been plotting an aggressive Pax Americana ever since the Soviet bloc's collapse.
- These positions are frequently referred to respectively as objectivism and constructionism.
- Fourthly, pay more attention to databank construction, take communication and cooperation seriously.
- Louis XIV spent 200,000 gold francs for the construction of the royal kennels at Versailles where he kenneled hunting hounds, truffle terriers and toy poodles.
- Construction here would include offices, retail and hotels with the objective of integrating the docklands with the city centre and extending its functions to the east.
- Parts of all three vases were mingled together and the position of each piece had to be painstakingly documented to aid the reconstruction. Times, Sunday Times
- Finally, this paper explains what is the spirit of Marxism which Derrida always asks us to inherit, and what is the relationship between his deconstructionism and Marxism.
- Construction of subways or overbridges for foot traffic will reduce disruption of traffic.
- In May 1887, it was leased to the CPR and construction began in November.