structuration

noun
struc·​tur·​a·​tion | \ ˌstrək-chə-ˈrā-shən How to pronounce structuration (audio) , -shə-ˈrā- \

Definition of structuration

: 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, "Musica Globalista: the farewell essay by Simon Reynolds, ‘Here Comes Everything’," 2 Sep. 2011

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First Known Use of structuration

1925, in the meaning defined above

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“Structuration.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/structuration. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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