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Noun

Singular
construct

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  1. Something constructed from parts.
    The artwork was a construct of wire and tubes.
  2. A concept or model.
    Bohr's theoretical construct of the atom was soon superseded by quantum mechanics.

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Verb

Infinitive
to construct

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to construct (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To build or form (something) by assembling parts.
    We constructed the radio from spares.
  2. (transitive) Similarly, to build (a sentence or an argument) by arranging words or ideas.
    A sentence may be constructed with a subject, verb and object.
  3. (transitive) (geometry) To draw (a geometric figure) by following precise specifications and using geometric tools and techniques.
    Construct a circle that touches each vertex of the given triangle.

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