fabrication

[ fab-ri-key-shuh n ]
/ ˌfæb rɪˈkeɪ ʃən /

noun

the act or process of fabricating; manufacture.
something fabricated, especially an untruthful statement: His account of the robbery is a complete fabrication.

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Origin of fabrication

First recorded in 1475–1500, fabrication is from the Latin word fabricātiōn- (stem of fabricātiō). See fabricate, -ion
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