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- v. Present participle of erect.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the act of building or putting up.
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- n. the act of building or putting up
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Many mosque opponents tried to draw a similarity between the Manhattan debacle and what they described as erecting a WWII Japanese memorial in Pearl Harbor.
The near-perfect between these two quacks of the “left” and “right” in erecting their straw men to diss Obama is remarkable. brucds Says:
Whether or not private business and state government should be allowed to collaborate in erecting an apartheid social system is not a big deal.
I could not but be sensible that my existence was spared solely because of my diligence in erecting the pyramid and so doubling the stature of the island.
“I am not interested in erecting a building,” he once wrote, “but in … presenting to myself the foundations of all possible buildings.”
It's meant to encourage truly undisciplined approaches to making and circulating culture by ignoring disciplines that have invested so much in erecting boundaries between pragmatics and imagination.
An erector is a building contracting firm that specializes in erecting steel framed buildings; usually high rise buildings.
But as the national immigration debate continues to ramp up, the idea of erecting a double-wide work center in Centreville -- privately funded and staffed by church volunteers -- is facing increased scrutiny from those on both sides of the debate.
African National Congress veteran Govan Mbeki on Thursday welcomed the idea of erecting a statue of former president Nelson Mandela at the entrance to Port Elizabeth harbour.
To gratify his pride he conceived the idea of erecting a magnificent palace, and to obtain an appropriation from the Provincial Assembly he exhausted all his promises and intrigues.