constructionally

construction

[kuhn-struhk-shuhn]
noun
1.
the act or art of constructing.
2.
the way in which a thing is constructed: a building of solid construction.
3.
something that is constructed; a structure.
4.
the occupation or industry of building: He works in construction.
5.
Grammar.
a.
the arrangement of two or more forms in a grammatical unit. Constructions involving bound forms are often called morphological, as the bound forms fif- and -teen. Those involving only free forms are often called syntactic, as the good man, in the house. Compare bound form, free form.
b.
a word or phrase consisting of two or more forms arranged in a particular way.
c.
a group of words or morphemes for which there is a rule in some part of the grammar.
6.
explanation or interpretation, as of a law, a text, or an action.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English (< Middle French) < Latin constrūctiōn- (stem of constrūctiō) a putting together, building, equivalent to constrūct(us) (see construct) + -iōn- -ion

constructional, adjective
constructionally, adverb
preconstruction, noun


6. version, rendition, story.
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construction (kənˈstrʌkʃən)
 
n
1.  the process or act of constructing or manner in which a thing is constructed
2.  the thing constructed; a structure
3.  a.  the business or work of building dwellings, offices, etc
 b.  (as modifier): a construction site
4.  an interpretation or explanation of a law, text, action, etc: they put a sympathetic construction on her behaviour
5.  grammar a group of words that together make up one of the constituents into which a sentence may be analysed; a phrase or clause
6.  geometry a drawing of a line, angle, or figure satisfying certain conditions, used in solving a problem or proving a theorem
7.  See also constructivism an abstract work of art in three dimensions or relief
 
con'structional
 
adj
 
con'structionally
 
adv

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construction
mid-15c., from L. constructionem, from pp. stem of construere "pile up together, build," from com- "together" + struere "to pile up" (see structure).
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