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  • adj. Pertaining to architecture

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the art of building; conformed to the rules of architecture.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining or relating to architecture or the art of building; according to the principles of architecture.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or pertaining to the art and science of architecture


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