Erection - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪˈrekʃn|  American pronunciation of the word erection
Brit.  |ɪˈrɛkʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word erection

noun

- an erect penis (syn: hard-on)
- a structure that has been erected
- the act of building or putting up (syn: erecting)

Examples

the erection of a new apartment building

...when it was brand-new, the Eiffel Tower was considered as ugly an erection as Europe had ever seen...

the erection of a new temple

Word forms

noun
singular: erection
plural: erections
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