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con·struct

(kon'strukt),
1. The combination of a bone graft, metal instrumentation, prosthetic devices, and/or bone cement applied to a specific level of the skeleton in the course of reconstructive or fracture surgery.
2. In psychiatry/psychology, a set of related ideas used to define, understand, and assess a given phenomenon.

con·struct

(konstrŭkt)
Combination of a bone graft, metal instrumentation, prosthetic devices, and/or bone cement applied to a specific level of the skeleton in the course of reconstructive, dental, or fracture surgery.
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It is relatively easy to determine whether a transaction was constructively fraudulent in the context of a two party transaction involving just a debtor and creditor.
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The council, through this reorganization, has manifested its will and its ability to respond constructively to a critical situation," said the WCC's general secretary, Konrad Raiser.
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