plural of edifice
as in buildings
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

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as in structures
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

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“Edifices.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/edifices. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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