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Definition of construct noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

      

    construct

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈkɑnstrʌkt//
     
    (formal)
     
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  1. 1an idea or a belief that is based on various pieces of evidence that are not always true a contrast between lived reality and the construct held in the mind
  2. 2(linguistics) a group of words that form a phrase
  3. 3a thing that is built or made
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