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They are important for the majority of metabolic processes and for the building of body structure. The Medicine Chest - your family's guide to prescription drugs (1988)But what makes the melody haunting is its unusual structure. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She writes about furniture and family structures. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He watched people and assessed the informal power structure. Christianity Today (2000)Age structures and family patterns are becoming more diversified in the religious mainline. Sociology and Religion: A Collection of Readings (1995)To what extent does the legal system structure the role of the police? Critical Social Research (1990)The structure was deemed highly dangerous because it was built on unstable soil foundations. The Sun (2014)And we can now see the difference in the chemical structure of the brain. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Without them structure dissolves and society crumbles. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Structure and arrangement tell their own story. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)What is the best way to structure this? Times, Sunday Times (2016)You are looking for clues that tell you about the house and its structure and potential problems. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The complex voting structure has caused consternation. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But without some reforms of the existing structures his economic programme would fail. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)It does not plan to change the structure of the building. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And you probably need to know that this is a book with an unusual structure. Times, Sunday Times (2010)New family structures have benefits and difficulties much as older patterns of the extended or nuclear family had. Know Your Own Mind (1991)Looking around the world there seems to be no pattern linking the structure of financial regulation and its effectiveness. Times, Sunday Times (2009)His specific role is to pull the structures together so that it will be working and delivering in demanding circumstances. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Russian sport depends on the old Soviet structures that once produced such success but have decayed. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Theirs is to challenge the global power structure, not to accept it. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It all comes down to the chemical structure of its molecules, and how they interact with light. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A very few men had attempted in the two generations that preceded the war to piece together the structure of the atmosphere. Ice Time: Climate, Science, and Life on Earth (1990)Using such techniques it is possible to determine the positions of the atoms, and hence the structure of the molecules, within the crystal. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'structure'
British English: structure /ˈstrʌktʃə/ NOUN
The structure of something is the way in which it is made, built, or organized.
...the structure of education in this country.
- American English: structure
- Arabic: هَيْكِل
- Brazilian Portuguese: estrutura
- Chinese: 结构
- Croatian: struktura
- Czech: struktura
- Danish: struktur
- Dutch: structuur
- European Spanish: estructura
- Finnish: rakenne
- French: structure
- German: Struktur
- Greek: δομή
- Italian: struttura
- Japanese: 構造
- Korean: 구조
- Norwegian: struktur
- Polish: struktura
- European Portuguese: estrutura
- Romanian: structură
- Russian: структура
- Spanish: estructura
- Swedish: struktur
- Thai: โครงสร้าง
- Turkish: yapı
- Ukrainian: структура
- Vietnamese: cơ cấu
British English: structure VERB
If you structure something, you arrange it in a careful, organized pattern or system.
By structuring the course this way, we're forced to produce something the companies think is valuable.
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