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concretable
 n.— «In the run for the money are 30 Palm Beach County Schools, including six from Boca Raton and Delray, which are in need of permanent additions to better accommodate the rising number of students. Calusa Elementary, Del Prado Elementary, Verde Elementary, and Waters Edge Elementary are all slated for additional modulars—classroom facilities that can be stacked on top of each other if need be—to replace the more expensive concretables, which cannot be stacked.» —“Classroom size reduction funds pending distribution” Boca Raton News (Florida) Dec. 9, 2003. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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