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noun. 1. an involved concept shaped and developed from a combination of less-complex concepts. 2. an informative design based upon scientifically proven and gauged occurrences or procedures. 3. with regard to the study of social cognition, a facet of insight.

CONSTRUCT: "The construct wouldn't be understood by all, but that was never the point anyway."

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