Learner's definition of CONSTRUCTION
1 a : the act or process of building something (such as a house or road)
— often used before another noun b : the business of building things (such as houses or roads)
Construction of the new bridge will begin in the spring.
Construction on the bridge will occur daily from 8:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m.
The new school is now under construction. [=is now being built]
2 [noncount] : the way something is built or made 3 [count] : the way words in a sentence or phrase are arranged
Some people think it is wrong to end a sentence with a preposition, but the construction is quite common in English.
That verb is commonly used in passive constructions.
This word is used in positive/negative constructions.
4 [noncount] : the process of organizing ideas or thoughts into a new theory, statement, etc. 5 [count], formal : a way of understanding something