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facture

[ fak-cher ]
/ ˈfæk tʃər /
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noun

the act, process, or manner of making anything; construction.
the thing made.

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Origin of facture

1375–1425; late Middle English <Latin factūra the making (of something). See fact, -ure
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British Dictionary definitions for facture

facture
/ (ˈfæktʃə) /

noun rare

construction
workmanship; quality

Word Origin for facture

C15: from Old French, from Latin factūra
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