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Edifice

A building, especially one of imposing appearance or size.

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.
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.
Afin de rendre hommage au developpement du Canada et d'eviter que son histoire ne soit reecrite, par tradition, les sculptures en pierre integrees dans l'architecture des edifices du Parlement du pays n'en sont jamais retirees.
The Edifice is considered to be one of the biggest cultural edifices in the area quality and cultural content-wise, which has given the Kingdom of Bahrain precedence in relation to the idea of the Edifice, its cultural content, its clear Arab and Islamic value and the sublime humanitarian messages it directs to visitors of all ages.
The present-day site of Manila's Entertainment City and noteworthy edifices is built of select dredged fill, subsequently upgraded by sandpile drains that were installed using the Fudo process (Japanese) on the recommendation of Kawasaki Engineers, Japan.
Presque deux ans apres son lancement, en juin 2014, l'operation de baptisation n'a toujours pas atteint le niveau escompte, soit au plan de la logistique, l'identification des sites et edifices a baptiser ou la numerotation des arteres et ruelles, a fait remarquer ce responsable.
He pointed to the emirate's unique set of Islamic edifices and museums and said it is poised to include new heritage, tourism, cultural and architectural projects early next year.
La HAC a appuye le verdict du Tribunal administratif selon lequel l'Universite Al Nil a le droit d'usage sur tous ses locaux et edifices, annulant ainsi la decision de consacrer les locaux d'Al Nil a la Cite Zoweil et transformant l'Universite Al Nil en Universite civile et non privee.
Anti-Judaism," Nirenberg summarizes, "should not be understood as some archaic or irrational closet in the vast edifices of Western thought.
While orgs supporting concert halls and museums--such as Walt Disney Hall in Los Angeles and the expanded MoMA in New York--commission architectually stunning edifices on a steady basis, film institutions rarely do.
Focusing on A Fable (1954), Suttree (1979), and Blood Meridian (1984), Rudnicki considers how the three novels use images of edifices as metaphors for human truths and the various social systems and understandings of individual identity that may be related to them.