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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (skeleton)
a. structure
Milagrosamente, la estructura del edificio seguía intacta tras el terremoto.The structure of the building miraculously remained intact after the earthquake.
b. frame
Mis padres querían una estructura de madera para la casa porque era más barata.My parents wanted a timber frame for the house because it was cheaper.
c. framework
El edificio tenía una base de cemento con una estructura metálica encima.The building had a concrete base with a metal framework above it.
2. (configuration)
a. structure
Querían reformar la estructura jerárquica del partido.They wanted to reform the party's hierarchical structure.
b. framework
La estructura social de la tribu se basaba en la familia matriarcal.The social framework of the tribe was based on the matriarchal family.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. structure
estructura profunda/superficialdeep/surface structure
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1 [de poema, célula, organización] structure
estructura atómica atomic structure
estructura del poder power structure
estructura profunda (Lingüística) deep structure
estructura salarial pay structure
estructura superficial (Lingüística) surface structure
2 [de edificio] frame; framework
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