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One entry found for construe.
Main Entry: con·strue
Pronunciation: kschwan-primarystressstrü
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): con·strued; con·stru·ing
1 : to explain the grammatical relationships of the words in a sentence, clause, or phrase
2 : to understand or explain the sense or intention of : INTERPRET
- con·stru·able /-primarystressstrü-schwa-bschwal/ adjective

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