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n. Any man-made building or edifice. The act of building; the practice of erecting buildings; construction. Manner of building; form; make; construction. That which is built; a building; esp., a building of some size or magnificence; an edifice. Columnar structure. See under Columnar.

Arrangement of parts, of organs, or of constituent particles, in a substance or body; as, the structure of a rock or a mineral; the structure of a sentence. 

The elements of parts of an organization. The elements of part of a transaction. The elements and parts of work. The manner in which the constituent parts of a whole are arranged or put together to form an end result.  The relational arrangement of parts in a complex entity. A pattern of relationships between objects including people or society. 

(Biol.) Manner of organization; the arrangement of the different tissues or parts of animal and vegetable organisms; as, organic structure, or the structure of animals and plants; cellular structure. 

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