Edifice


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Edifice

A building, especially one of imposing appearance or size.
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edifice

A large and important building.
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It gave beauty to the old edifice, and seemed to make it a part of nature.
There is one other feature, very essential to be noticed, but which, we greatly fear, may damage any picturesque and romantic impression which we have been willing to throw over our sketch of this respectable edifice. In the front gable, under the impending brow of the second story, and contiguous to the street, was a shop-door, divided horizontally in the midst, and with a window for its upper segment, such as is often seen in dwellings of a somewhat ancient date.
According to him, the new edifice would promote work place productivity and enhance effective service delivery to the public, and urged the Assembly members to ensure them that the structure is well managed.
How many great edifices are there in the world, including in the United States--St.
EDIFICE supports the Formula One racing team Scuderia Toro Rosso as an official team partner.
'Sustained engagement and structured dialogue would enable the two countries to understand mutual concerns and differences, resolve outstanding disputes and build the edifice of durable peace, security, and prosperity in the region,' he said.
Located at the corner of Cabrera and Rosales streets, the structure was completed in 1771 and dedicated to San Carlos Borromeo and is one of at least two Spanish colonial edifices in Maasin, the other is Our Lady of the Assumption Cathedral.
This edifice, since its construction, has remained steadfast and survived the most severe earthquakes hit the city, till it was destroyed by Takfiri terrorists.
Conscient du danger que representent les edifices menacant ruine sur la vie des habitants, le ministere ne cesse de leur accorder un interet extreme a travers la mobilisation des financements necessaires pour leur amenagement ou la creation du cadre juridique necessaire, en atteste la promulgation de la loi 12.94 relative aux edifices menacant ruine et la gestion des operations de renovation urbaine.
Other variety of cleanup services embody retail cleanup, faculty cleanup, carpet cleanup, occupancy clean up and edifice cleanup.