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  1. con·struct
  2. verb

    noun

    • 1. an idea or theory containing various conceptual elements, typically one considered to be subjective and not based on empirical evidence:

      history is largely an ideological construct
    • 2. a group of words forming a phrase:

      the appropriateness of the grammatical construct is illustrated
    • 3. a physical thing which is deliberately built or formed:

      a transgenic construct
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: construct, plural noun: constructs

    • v.: verb: construct, 3rd person present: constructs, gerund or present participle: constructing, past tense: constructed, past participle: constructed

    • verb

      build or make (something, typically a building, road, or machine):

      form (an idea or theory) by bringing together various conceptual elements:

    • noun

      an idea or theory containing various conceptual elements, typically one considered to be subjective and not based on empirical evidence:

      a group of words forming a phrase:

    • noun

      a language, such as Esperanto, that has been artificially created rather than having evolved naturally through use:
    • adjective

      built in a strong or practical way:

      (especially of reasoning or a piece of writing) having a clear or carefully planned structure:

    • noun

      a language, such as Esperanto, that has been artificially created rather than having evolved naturally through use:
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