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manufacture

[ man-yuh-fak-cher, man-uh- ]
/ 藢m忙n y蓹藞f忙k t蕛蓹r, 藢m忙n 蓹- /
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noun
the making of goods or wares by manual labor or by machinery, especially on a large scale: the manufacture of television sets.
the making or producing of anything; generation: the manufacture of body cells.
the thing or material manufactured; product: Plastic is an important manufacture.
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Origin of manufacture

First recorded in 1560鈥70; from Middle French manufacture 鈥渢he action or process of making; a factory,鈥 equivalent to Latin man奴 鈥渂y hand鈥, ablative singular of manus 鈥渉and鈥 + Middle French facture 鈥渕aking, construction鈥 (from Late Latin fact奴ra 鈥渁ction of creating, a creation, piece of handiwork,鈥 from Latin fact奴ra 鈥渁ct of fashioning; metal working,鈥 a derivative of facere 鈥渢o make, do鈥); the verb is derivative of the noun

synonym study for manufacture

4. Manufacture, assemble, fabricate apply to processes in industry. Manufacture, originally to make by hand, now means to make by machine or by industrial process: to manufacture rubber tires. To assemble is to fit together the manufactured parts of something mechanical: to assemble an automobile. To fabricate is to construct or build by fitting standardized parts together: to fabricate houses. See also make1.

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British Dictionary definitions for manufacture

manufacture
/ (藢m忙nj蕣藞f忙kt蕛蓹) /

verb
to process or make (a product) from a raw material, esp as a large-scale operation using machinery
(tr) to invent or concoctto manufacture an excuse
noun
the production of goods, esp by industrial processes
a manufactured product
the creation or production of anything

Derived forms of manufacture

manufacturable, adjectivemanufacturing, noun, adjective

Word Origin for manufacture

C16: from obsolete manufact hand-made, from Late Latin man奴factus, from Latin manus hand + facere to make
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