verb (used with object)
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After all, we have constructed Fortress America at enormous cost.A Gift to the Jihadis: The Unseen Airport Security Threat|Clive Irving|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In The Lodger an ominous character paced the floor, which Hitchcock constructed of glass.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At 17 acres, it was the largest gambling house ever constructed, and at a cost of $1.2 billion, it was also the most expensive.I Watched a Casino Kill Itself: The Awful Last Nights of Atlantic City’s Taj Mahal|Olivia Nuzzi|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His stories were constructed with ruthless narrative efficiency.Can Tarzan of the Apes Survive in a Post-Colonial World?|Ted Gioia|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The City of Phoenix does not now have a single homeless vet; they have constructed apartments for them.
The statue of Tsong Kapa is said to have been constructed seventy-two years ago, and to have cost as much as one of gold.Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 1 (of 2)|Sven Hedin
In the same cemetery we find examples of tombs which the architect has constructed, not after an Egyptian, but a Chaldan model.
The chimneys, except for the octagonal red-brick base, are constructed of the radial perforated bricks.The New York Subway|Anonymous
All three blockhouses were constructed as bastions, so as to enfilade the northern and eastern faces.Samba|Herbert Strang
If digging is permitted, the trenches will now be constructed, and care will be taken that they are actually finished.Manual of Military Training|James A. Moss