Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: noun

Definitions: (noun) Construction is the way that something is made. (noun) Construction is the act of building something.

Examples: (noun) The stone construction of these buildings keeps them cool in the summer. (noun) The recent downturn in the economy is causing a lot of pain in the construction industry with few new homes being built. (noun) The workers began construction of the new hospital last week.

Synonyms: nouns: building. form, build.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 2 A