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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.
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of or pertaining to infrastructure
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According to him, the essence of embarking into infrastructural development is to better the standard of living of the people of the district and the state at large.
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Later ,while talking to mediapersons on Ansari's behalf, India's Secretary for Public Diplomacy Pinak Ranjan Chakravarty said that one of the main highlights of the talks had been to bring in more Turkish investments in India's infrastructural developments.
Taipei, May 26, 2010 (CENS) -- The Legislative Yuan passed the bill of NT$191 billion special budget for expanded infrastructural projects for 2010 yesterday (May 25), which are part of the central government's economic stimulus program designed to cope with the impact of global financial tsunami.
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TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Deputy Oil Minister Hamid Reza Araqi said the country has signed a Memorandum of Minutes (MOM) with Russia on investment in gas plans and implementation of infrastructural projects, adding that a delegation of Russian officials would travel to Iran to visit the projects.
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Besides, the former vice president also pledged to redirect the country towards infrastructural development, create jobs and ensure a robust economy.

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