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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.

Nearby words

factsheet, factual, factualism, factually, factum, facture, facula, faculae, facultative, facultative anaerobe, facultative apomict

Origin of facture

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

  • I had thought not all the goldsmiths on earth had so much gold, silver, jewels, and craft of design and facture.

    The Cloister and the Hearth|Charles Reade
  • Facture, fak′tūr, n. the act or the result of making, workmanship.

  • I thought not all the goldsmiths on earth had so much gold, silver, jewels, and craft of design and facture.

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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