Definition of "construction"
  1. The process of deciphering and assigning meaning to a law, statute, contract, or will, particularly when its wording is unclear or ambiguous
How to use "construction" in a sentence
  1. In the case of dispute, their contract required construction to determine the intended meaning of an ambiguous clause.
  2. The lawyer's skill in legal construction was needed to understand the obscure will.
  3. After his study of the statute, his careful construction helped clarify the confusing language.

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