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ar·chi·tec·ton·ic(är′kĭ-tĕk-tŏn′ĭk) also ar·chi·tec·ton·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
1. Of or relating to architecture or design.
2. Having qualities, such as design and structure, that are characteristic of architecture: a work of art forming an architectonic whole.
3. Philosophy Of or relating to the scientific systematization of knowledge.
[Latin architectonicus, architectural, from Greek arkhitektonikos, from arkhitektōn, architect; see architect.]
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1. (Architecture) denoting, relating to, or having architectural qualities
2. (Philosophy) metaphysics of or relating to the systematic classification of knowledge
[C16: from Late Latin architectonicus concerning architecture; see architect]
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ar•chi•tec•ton•ic(ˌɑr kɪ tɛkˈtɒn ɪk)
1. of or pertaining to the principles of architecture.
2. resembling architecture in disciplined organization and design.
[1635–45; < Latin architectonicus < Greek architektonikós of architecture]
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