struc·​tur·​a·​tion ˌstrək-chə-ˈrā-shən How to pronounce structuration (audio)
: the interrelation of parts in an organized whole

Examples of structuration in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web A seeming heterogeneity that conceals a fundamental homogeneity (traceable back, ultimately, to the nature of digital sound and its structuration protocols.) Bruce Sterling, WIRED, 2 Sep. 2011

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Word History

First Known Use

1925, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of structuration was in 1925

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“Structuration.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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