sub|struc|ture [ˈsʌbˌstrʌktʃə US -ər] n
1.) one of the structures ( ↑structure 1(3)) within a society or organization that combines with others to form a whole
2.) a solid base under the ground that supports a building above the ground

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.


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