- to fabricate or construct beforehand.
- to manufacture in standardized parts or sections ready for quick assembly and erection, as buildings.
Origin of prefabricate
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- (tr) to manufacture sections of (a building), esp in a factory, so that they can be easily transported to and rapidly assembled on a building site
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Word Origin and History for prefabrication
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