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Neither the promoter nor its agents can accept responsibility for any discrepancies, inaccuracies or misconceptions given or construed. The Sun (2014)But if the future of ballet looks bleak, that may have more to do with the relation between ballet and dance more broadly construed. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)
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British English: construe VERB
If something is construed in a particular way, its nature, or meaning is interpreted in that way.
What may seem helpful behaviour to you can be construed as interference by others.
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