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1 something built as a dwelling, shelter, or place for human activity
  • the only structure on the island is an old Spanish fort—or what's left of it

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2 something put together by arranging or connecting an array of parts
  • the Egyptian pyramids are among the most remarkable structures ever built

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3 the arrangement of parts that gives something its basic form
  • the basic structure of all those tract houses is the same: basically, a box

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The first known use of structure was in 1560

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“Structure.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 18 January 2020.

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