Word Of The Day | Edifice | English Language | Daily Vocab| 28-08-2019

Word Of The Day | Edifice | English Language | Daily Vocab| 28-08-2019

Word Of The Day | Edifice | English Language | Daily Vocab| 28-08-2019

Edifice(Noun)

(भवन)

a large, imposing building. Or a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place

Origin: late 14c., from Old French edifice “building” (12c.), from Latin aedificium “building,” from aedificare “to erect a building,” from aedis, variant of aedes “temple, sanctuary,” usually a single edifice without partitions, also, in the plural, “dwelling house, building,” originally “a place with a hearth” + combining form of facere “to make, to do

Synonyms: building(इमारत), structure(संरचना), construction(निर्माण), erection(निर्माण करना).

Antonyms: ruin(खंडहर),    heap(ढेर),    demolition(विध्वंस),      dismantlement(गिराना)

Trick: Royal couple kis shadi baut hi huge edifice mai hui. Jo k baut acha tourist place hai.

Word Uses:
1. Experts say 400 tons of lead from the roof and spire burned during the blaze that engulfed the cathedral, threatening the collapse of the entire edifice. विशेषज्ञों का कहना है कि छत से 400 टन सीसा और ब्लेयर के दौरान जलाए गए स्पायर ने कैथेड्रल को घेर लिया, जिससे पूरी इमारत के ढहने का खतरा था।

The Guardian Aug 13, 2019

2. Talk about an edifice complex of a star-struck arts administrator and of what is ostensibly a public institution. स्टार-स्टर्ट आर्ट एडमिनिस्ट्रेटर के एक इमारत कॉम्प्लेक्स के बारे में बात करें और जो कि एक सार्वजनिक संस्थान है।

Los Angeles Times Jul 20, 2019

3. Like many of the show’s intriguing sculptures, Thron’s edifice seems both brawny and precarious. शो की कई लुभावनी मूर्तियों की तरह, थ्रोन की इमारत, आकर्षक और अनिश्चित दोनों है।

Washington Post Jul 26, 2019

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