prefab

[ adjective, noun pree-fab; verb pree-fab ]
/ adjective, noun ˈpriˌfæb; verb priˈfæb /

adjective

noun

something that is prefabricated, as a building or fixture: You would never know that such an attractive house is a prefab.

verb (used with object), pre·fabbed, pre·fab·bing.

to prefabricate.

Origin of prefab

First recorded in 1935–40; by shortening
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British Dictionary definitions for prefab

prefab

/ (ˈpriːˌfæb) /

noun

  1. a building that is prefabricated, esp a small house
  2. (as modifier)a prefab house

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