Simple Definition of infrastructure
: the basic equipment and structures (such as roads and bridges) that are needed for a country, region, or organization to function properly
Full Definition of infrastructure
1 : the underlying foundation or basic framework (as of a system or organization)
2 : the permanent installations required for military purposes
3 : the system of public works of a country, state, or region; also : the resources (as personnel, buildings, or equipment) required for an activity
infrastructuralplay \-ˌstrək-chə-rəl, -ˌstrək-shrəl\ adjective
Examples of infrastructure in a sentence
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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