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skyscraper

A multistory building with a steel skeleton that supports the weight of the building.
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We see dozens of sky scrapers going up but no groundworks to upgrade the sewerage system.
Neufville, the president has broken down many of his structures and is building sky scrapers and has allegedly acquired an airplane.
"The museum had the most unique architecture, in a city full of tall towers and sky scrapers this museum stood apart.
No one in the group had ever traveled past Chicago and for most, it was their first time seeing the major star formations, roasting marshmallows in a campfire and watching a sunset against a horizon free of sky scrapers.
KCR, who admitted that he had come there too late, announced that the present building will be replaced by four sky scrapers with modern facilities to serve the patients effectively.