Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: noun

Definitions: (noun) The infrastructure is the basic ideas and systems that support an organisation or a project. (noun) A place’s infrastructure is the basic public works such as roads, electricity & water supply, and schools, that allow it to function.

Examples: (noun) The hardware-software system provides an infrastructure for messaging applications across the company. (noun) The new bridge will be one of Europe’s largest ever infrastructure projects.

Synonyms: nouns: foundation, base, framework.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 8 C

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