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verb [transitive] formal     erect pronunciation in British English
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present tense
present participleerecting
past tenseerected
past participleerected

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  1. 1
    to build something such as a statue or bridge

    A memorial to her was erected after her death.

    1. a.
      to put something such as a fence in an upright position
    2. b.
      to put the parts of something together so that it stands upright

      Mike and Lee were trying to erect the tent.

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