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edifice
used in Atlas Shrugged

2 uses
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Definition
a building — especially a large one

or:

a conceptual or organizational framework
  • The nation built the white marble edifice as a personal present to one of its greatest men.
    1.7 Part 1 Chapter 7 — The Exploiters and the Exploited (43% in)
  • Sacrifice is the cement which unites human bricks into the great edifice of society.
    2.5 Part 2 Chapter 5 — Account Overdrawn (7% in)

There are no more uses of "edifice" in Atlas Shrugged.

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