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edifice

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  1. 1 a large, magnificent, or massive building the U.S. Capitol is one of our nation's most impressive edifices Synonyms of edifice cathedral, hall, palace, tower Words Related to edifice construction, erection, structure; castle, château, countryseat, estate, hacienda, manor, manor house, mansion, showplace, villa; mausoleum, memorial, monument

  2. 2 something built as a dwelling, shelter, or place for human activity the first edifices built by the colonists were primitive huts with walls of dried mud and roofs covered with thatch Synonyms of edifice building, structureWords Related to edifice construction, erection; bungalow, cabin, chalet, cottage, house, lodge, summerhouse; hovel, hut, hutment, shack, shanty, shed; castle, château, estate, hall, manor, mansion, palace, pile, villa; skyscraper, tower

  3. 3 the arrangement of parts that gives something its basic form the edifice of the argument is quite simple, once you get past the fancy language Synonyms of edifice architecture, armature, cadre, configuration, frame, fabric, framework, framing, infrastructure, shell, skeleton, structureWords Related to edifice cage, lattice, network; contour, figure, outline, profile, shape, silhouette; chassis


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