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< French structure < [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] structura (“‘a fitting together, adjustment, building, erection, a building, edifice, structure’”) < struere, pp. structus (“‘pile up, arrange, assemble, build’”). Cf. construct, instruct, destroy, etc.
- A cohesive whole built up of distinct parts.
- The birds had built an amazing structure out of sticks and various discarded items.
- The underlying shape of a solid.
- He studied the structure of her face.
- The overall form or organization of something.
- The structure of a sentence.
- The structure of the society was still a mystery.
- A set of rules defining behaviour.
- For some, the structure of school life was oppressive.
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Several pieces of data treated as a unit.
- This structure contains both date and timezone information.
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Underwater terrain or objects (such as a dead tree or a submerged car) that tend to attract fish
- There's lots of structure to be fished along the west shore of the lake; the impoundment submerged a town there when it was built.
- A body, such as a political party, with a cohesive purpose or outlook.
- The South African leader went off to consult with the structures.
- (cohesive whole built up of distinct parts): formation
- (underlying shape of a solid): formation
- (overall form or organization of something): makeup, configuration
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Third person singular
- (transitive) To give structure to; to arrange.
- I'm trying to structure my time better so I'm not always late.
- I've structured the deal to limit the amount of money we can lose.
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