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fabricate

[ fab-ri-keyt ]
/ ˈfæb rɪˌkeɪt /
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verb (used with object), fab·ri·cat·ed, fab·ri·cat·ing.

to make by art or skill and labor; construct: The finest craftspeople fabricated this clock.
to make by assembling parts or sections.
to devise or invent (a legend, lie, etc.).
to fake; forge (a document, signature, etc.).

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Origin of fabricate

1400–50; late Middle English <Latin fabricātus made, past participle of fabricāre.See fabric, -ate1
1. See manufacture.
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British Dictionary definitions for fabricate

fabricate
/ (ˈfæbrɪˌkeɪt) /

verb (tr)

to make, build, or construct
to devise, invent, or concoct (a story, lie, etc)
to fake or forge
fabrication, nounfabricative, adjectivefabricator, noun
C15: from Latin fabricāre to build, make, from fabrica workshop; see fabric
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