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structured

[ struhk-cherd ]
/ ˈstrʌk tʃərd /
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adjective

having and manifesting a clearly defined structure or organization.

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Origin of structured

First recorded in 1870–75; structure + -ed3

OTHER WORDS FROM structured

non·struc·tured, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for structured

structured
/ (ˈstrʌktʃəd) /

adjective

having a distinct physical shape or form, often provided by an internal structure
planned in broad outline; organizedstructured play for preschoolers
having a definite predetermined pattern; rigidstructured hierarchy
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