Friday, August 16, 2013


deconstruct |ˌdēkənˈstrəkt|verb [ with obj. ]analyze (a text or a linguistic or conceptual system) by deconstruction, typically in order to expose its hidden internal assumptions and contradictions and subvert its apparent significance or unity.• reduce (something) to its constituent parts in order to reinterpret it: do we need to deconstruct all the institutions that we've created in order to improve them?DERIVATIVESdeconstructive |-tiv|adjectiveORIGIN late 19th cent.: back-formation from deconstruction.

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