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architectural

[ahr-ki-tek-cher-uh l]
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  1. of or relating to architecture: architectural metals.
  2. conforming to the basic principles of architecture.
  3. having the qualities of architecture; characteristic of architecture; structural; architectonic.
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Origin of architectural

First recorded in 1755–65; architecture + -al1
Related formsar·chi·tec·tur·al·ly, adverbnon·ar·chi·tec·tur·al, adjectivenon·ar·chi·tec·tur·al·ly, adverbsem·i·ar·chi·tec·tur·al, adjectivesem·i·ar·chi·tec·tur·al·ly, adverbun·ar·chi·tec·tur·al, adjectiveun·ar·chi·tec·tur·al·ly, adverb
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building, constructive, architectonic, engineered

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Word Origin and History for architectural

adj.

1762; see architecture + -al (1). Related: Architecturally.

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