erecting erecting  /ɪ ˈrɛk tɪŋ/


  • (n) the act of building or putting up


  1. As Treasury Secretary, Geithner will play a large role in erecting the last pillar regulating risk and leverage in the shadow banking system.
  2. Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial The National Park Service's overview of the 42 years of work put into erecting a memorial to FDR on the Washington Mall.
  3. They may well have brought part of their Stone Circle with them from earlier settlements in Wales, erecting it as a sacramental act to take possession of the Promised Land.


  1. CT Praxair expanding Antwerp air-supply capacity

    Danbury industrial-gas maker Praxair Inc. is erecting a second air-separation plant and extending its pipeline system serving one of the world’s busiest petrochemical hubs in Belgium.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Hartford Business Journal

  2. CT's Kaman erecting new German bearing plant

    Bloomfield’s Kaman Corp. says its engineered-products unit is erecting a larger production facility in Germany.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Hartford Business Journal

  3. 10 Steps To More Confidence At Work

    Phase #1: Eliminating Self-doubtBuilding self-confidence is a two-phase process. The first phase involves purging yourself of self-doubt; in the second, you build up your confidence. It’s like erecting a skyscraper: First you clear the site and lay a solid foundation, then you stack the superstructure. How high you go--how much confidence you muster--is up to you. Here's a 10-step plan.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Forbes


  1. It also promotes stronger economic growth, and "protectionism and the erecting of barriers to capital flows should thus be strongly resisted," Bernanke said.
    on Oct 19, 2009 By: Ben Bernanke Source: Bloomberg

  2. "The world is entering an economic period unlike, and potentially as dangerous as, anything we have faced since 1929," Harper said. "Now is the time for opening doors, not erecting walls."
    on Nov 22, 2008 By: Stephen Harper Source:

  3. "The ALP conference seemed to be one giant promotion of Kevin", Mr Abbott said in Sydney. "They haven't quite got to the stage of erecting statues to Kevin - but judging by what's been happening at this conference that's not far off."...
    on Apr 28, 2007 By: Tony Abbott Source: The Australian

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