Noun(1) a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place
(1) On the far side of the crumbling brick edifice a bloated half moon hung low in the sky.(2) From this the reviewer assumed that I was black and on that assumption raised a towering edifice of racial criticism.(3) The entire edifice of opera subsidy, supposedly designed to make opera accessible, has had to rely instead on a private company.(4) So the explanation comes and the whole edifice crumbles.(5) Only workers are able and willing to challenge the whole edifice of capitalist injustice.(6) It is an imposing edifice , a mock temple based on the classical Greek model, with a fine pediment and no fewer than six columns.(7) The imposing Victorian edifice on North Bridge in Edinburgh which once housed the capital's daily newspapers is now making news in its own right.(8) It serves as the local church now, and it's a little disconcerting to see the homely parish notices posted up in such an imposing edifice .(9) Incorrectly labelling them as' illegal immigrants', they build a vast edifice of repression.(10) the concepts on which the edifice of capitalism was built(11) The war on terror was founded on an edifice of illusions that virtually no one in the US policy community questioned.(12) There has been no acknowledgment of the mistaken assumptions on which the modern edifice rests.(13) Scalia's entire legal edifice is built not upon words, but upon a single understanding of a word.(14) The collapse of the Bretton Woods system in 1971 brought down with it the fragile European edifice .(15) For a very brief moment the edifice of post-cold war global capitalism looked as if it was gazing over a very steep precipice.(16) How can we raise a secure and objective historiographical edifice on such flimsy foundations?
1. building ::
2. structure ::
3. construction ::
4. erection ::
5. pile ::
6. complex ::
7. property ::
8. development ::
Different Formsedifice, edifices
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