: the underlying foundation or basic framework (as of a system or organization)
: the permanent installations required for military purposes
: the system of public works of a country, state, or region; also : the resources (as personnel, buildings, or equipment) required for an activity
— in·fra·struc·tur·al \-ˌstrək-chə-rəl, -ˌstrək-shrəl\ adjective
Examples of INFRASTRUCTURE
- More money is needed to save the crumbling infrastructure of the nation's rural areas.
- We need to spend more money on maintaining and repairing infrastructure.
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Related to INFRASTRUCTURE
- architecture, armature, cadre, configuration, edifice, fabric, framework, framing, frame, shell, skeleton, structure
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