Definition of 'infrastructure'
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The economic and social impact of investment in infrastructure and housing is real. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We were also meant to get a big boost in infrastructure spending. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Lower taxes and investment in infrastructure could be good for growth. Times, Sunday Times (2017)He will set out how the government will fire up the economic infrastructure to close the productivity gap. The Sun (2016)May has pledged to support new projects, which she is expected to fund through new infrastructure bonds. Times, Sunday Times (2016)AI is also likely to have an increasing impact on city infrastructure and transport. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He has also set about rebuilding the systems infrastructure and processes to better manage the company's supply chain. Times, Sunday Times (2017)This project implemented a centralised IT system for remote monitoring of the infrastructure. Computing (2010)The government said yesterday that it would introduce'significant new safeguards' on future foreign investment in nuclear power and critical infrastructure. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The deal cost about £10m for the refresh of the basic IT infrastructure at the member staff organisation. Computing (2010)These big infrastructure projects will power the future. Times, Sunday Times (2009)What about housing and the infrastructure of this country with all the cuts this government is making? The Sun (2011)Russia is flattening the basic infrastructure needed for postwar reconstruction. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This was followed by poor payment systems and infrastructure. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We had had an infrastructure investment arm with just three people. Times, Sunday Times (2013)What is needed now is less focus on soldiers and more on investment in the economic infrastructure. Times, Sunday Times (2011)China alone will be responsible for about a third of infrastructure and capital project spending. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Only if a whole new infrastructure of charging points is put in place. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The merger talks come as increasing investor interest is focusing on transport and infrastructure groups. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Other measures include boosting housebuilding and gas power infrastructure. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They will be systems where infrastructure is connected in a much smarter way. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Economic infrastructure is not a vote winner. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Capital spending on infrastructure will improve the efficiency of business and enhance the prospects for sustainable growth. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is right we build new infrastructure. The Sun (2015)The announcements about transport and infrastructure spending were not as dire as expected. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is betting that a surge in government spending on infrastructure will yield huge consulting fees for advisers. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He identifies higher infrastructure spending and a rapidly expanding middle class as two key factors behind this growth. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It made a number of recommendations that are now being implemented and should help to increase infrastructure investment globally. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The infrastructure of their society is designed to secure their survival, but their world is changing. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Those issues that need addressing are thought to be assurances about the country 's youth infrastructure. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Britain's power infrastructure is on the brink of what may be its biggest transformation. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Now the country 's infrastructure at the top end is as good as anything in the world. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The borrowed money is used to pay for basic infrastructure on mothballed sites, which in turn allows building work to begin. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Putting society and infrastructure back together after a weather disaster is also much quicker today than it would have been 300 years ago. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'infrastructure'
British English: infrastructure /ˈɪnfrəˌstrʌktʃə/ NOUN
The infrastructure of a country or society consists of the basic facilities such as transport, communications, power supplies, and buildings, which enable it to work properly.
...improvements in the country's infrastructure.
- American English: infrastructure
- Arabic: بِنْيَة تـحتيَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: infra-estrutura
- Chinese: 基础设施
- Croatian: infrastruktura
- Czech: infrastruktura
- Danish: infrastruktur
- Dutch: infrastructuur
- European Spanish: infraestructura
- Finnish: infrastruktuuri
- French: infrastructure
- German: Infrastruktur
- Greek: υποδομή
- Italian: infrastruttura
- Japanese: インフラストラクチャー
- Korean: 기반 시설
- Norwegian: infrastruktur
- Polish: infrastruktura
- European Portuguese: infra-estrutura
- Romanian: infrastructură
- Russian: инфраструктура
- Spanish: infraestructura
- Swedish: infrastruktur
- Thai: โครงสร้างพื้นฐานเช่น ถนน สะพาน
- Turkish: altyapı
- Ukrainian: інфраструктура
- Vietnamese: cơ sở hạ tầng
Definition of infrastructure from the Collins English Dictionary
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