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substruction

[suhb-struhk-shuh n] /sʌbˈstrʌk ʃən/
noun
1.
a foundation or substructure.
Origin
1615-1625
1615-25; < Latin substructiōn- (stem of substructiō) foundation, equivalent to substruct(us), past participle of substruere to lay a foundation (sub- sub- + struc-, variant stem of struere to arrange, put in order + -tus past participle suffix) + -iōn- -ion
Related forms
substructional, adjective
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