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Etymology edit

From Middle French fabrication, from Latin fabricatio.

Pronunciation edit

  • (US) IPA(key): /fæbɹɪˈkeɪʃən/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun edit

fabrication (countable and uncountable, plural fabrications)

  1. (uncountable) The act of fabricating, framing, or constructing; construction; manufacture
    the fabrication of a bridge, a church, or a government
  2. (countable) That which is fabricated; a falsehood
    The story is doubtless a fabrication.
  3. (cooking) The act of cutting up an animal carcass as preparation for cooking; butchery.
    • 2011, Thomas Schneller, Kitchen Pro Series: Guide to Purchasing, page 92:
      For many years meat fabrication was done by hand, with the butchers improving their craft with the advent of higher quality metals, knives, and tools. With the coming of the Industrial Revolution in the mid-1800s, meat processing changed.

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fabrication f (plural fabrications)

  1. manufacture, manufacturing
  2. fabrication
  3. production

Descendants edit

  • Turkish: fabrikasyon

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