architectural

[ahr-ki-tek-cher-uhl]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to architecture: architectural metals.
2.
conforming to the basic principles of architecture.
3.
having the qualities of architecture; characteristic of architecture; structural; architectonic.

Origin:
1755–65; architecture + -al1

architecturally, adverb
nonarchitectural, adjective
nonarchitecturally, adverb
semiarchitectural, adjective
semiarchitecturally, adverb
unarchitectural, adjective
unarchitecturally, adverb
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architecture (ˈɑːkɪˌtɛktʃə)
 
n
1.  the art and science of designing and superintending the erection of buildings and similar structures
2.  a style of building or structure: Gothic architecture
3.  buildings or structures collectively
4.  the structure or design of anything: the architecture of the universe
5.  the internal organization of a computer's components with particular reference to the way in which data is transmitted
6.  the arrangement of the various devices in a complete computer system or network
 
archi'tectural
 
adj
 
archi'tecturally
 
adv

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Example sentences for architecturally
Geisel evidently enjoyed drawing architecturally elaborate objects.
The city has architecturally important buildings in a variety of styles.
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