Meaning of construct state

con'struct state"

Pronunciation: (kon'strukt), [key]
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  1. (in Semitic languages) the inflected form of a noun dependent on a following noun, with the combination expressing a genitive relationship, as Hebrew beth David “house of David,” where beth “house of ” is the construct form of bayit “house.”
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