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in·fra·struc·ture

 (ĭn′frə-strŭk′chər)
n.
1. An underlying base or foundation especially for an organization or system.
2. The basic facilities, services, and installations needed for the functioning of a community or society, such as transportation and communications systems, water and power lines, and public institutions including schools, post offices, and prisons.

in′fra·struc′tur·al adj.

infrastructure

(ˈɪnfrəˌstrʌktʃə)
n
1. the basic structure of an organization, system, etc
2. (Economics) the stock of fixed capital equipment in a country, including factories, roads, schools, etc, considered as a determinant of economic growth

in•fra•struc•ture

(ˈɪn frəˌstrʌk tʃər)

n.
1. the basic, underlying framework or features of a system or organization.
2. the fundamental facilities serving a country, city, or area, as transportation and communication systems, power plants, and roads.
3. the military installations of a country.
[1925–30]
in`fra•struc′tur•al, adj.

infrastructure

All building and permanent installations necessary for the support, redeployment, and military forces operations (e.g. barracks, headquarters, airfields, communications, facilities, stores, port installations, and maintenance stations). See also bilateral infrastructure; common infrastructure; national infrastructure.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.infrastructure - the basic structure or features of a system or organizationinfrastructure - the basic structure or features of a system or organization
system - instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity; "he bought a new stereo system"; "the system consists of a motor and a small computer"
structure - the manner of construction of something and the arrangement of its parts; "artists must study the structure of the human body"; "the structure of the benzene molecule"
2.infrastructure - the stock of basic facilities and capital equipment needed for the functioning of a country or area; "the industrial base of Japan"
communication equipment, communication system - facility consisting of the physical plants and equipment for disseminating information
fire station, firehouse - a station housing fire apparatus and firemen
gas system - facility (plant and equipment) for providing natural-gas service
main - a principal pipe in a system that distributes water or gas or electricity or that collects sewage
penal facility, penal institution - an institution where persons are confined for punishment and to protect the public
power grid, power system, grid - a system of high tension cables by which electrical power is distributed throughout a region
public works - structures (such as highways or schools or bridges or docks) constructed at government expense for public use
school system - establishment including the plant and equipment for providing education from kindergarten through high school
sewage system, sewage works, sewer system - facility consisting of a system of sewers for carrying off liquid and solid sewage
transportation, transportation system, transit - a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
water supply, water system, water - a facility that provides a source of water; "the town debated the purification of the water supply"; "first you have to cut off the water"
fund, store, stock - a supply of something available for future use; "he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars"
Translations
infrastruktura
infrastruktur
infrastruktuuri
infrastruktura
インフラストラクチャー
기반 시설
infraestructurainfra-estrutura
infrastruktur
โครงสร้างพื้นฐานเช่น ถนน สะพาน
cơ sở hạ tầng

infrastructure

[ˈɪnfrəˌstrʌtʃəʳ] Ninfraestructura f

infrastructure

[ˈɪnfrəstrʌktʃər] ninfrastructure f
Britain's transport infrastructure → l'infrastructure des transports britanniques
telecommunications infrastructure → l'infrastructure des télécommunications

infrastructure

infrastructure

[ˈɪnfrəˌstrʌktʃəʳ] ninfrastruttura

infrastructure

بِنْيَة تـحتيَّة infrastruktura infrastruktur Infrastruktur υποδομή infraestructura infrastruktuuri infrastructure infrastruktura infrastruttura インフラストラクチャー 기반 시설 infrastructuur infrastruktur infrastruktura infra-estrutura инфраструктура infrastruktur โครงสร้างพื้นฐานเช่น ถนน สะพาน altyapı cơ sở hạ tầng 基础设施
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