facture (plural factures)
- (archaic) The act or manner of making or doing anything, especially of a literary, musical, or pictorial production.
- 1605, Francis Bacon, “The First Booke”, in The Tvvoo Bookes of Francis Bacon. Of the Proficience and Aduancement of Learning, Diuine and Humane, London: […] [Thomas Purfoot and Thomas Creede] for Henrie Tomes, […], OCLC 932932554, folio 41, verso:
- [T]here is no doubt but the facture or framing of the inward parts, is as full of difference, as the outward, and in that, is the Cauſe Continent of many diſeaſes, which not be obſerued, they quarrell many times with the humors which are not in fault, the fault being in the very frame and Mechanicke of the parte, which cannot be remoued by medicine alteratiue, but muſt be accomodate and palliate by dyets and medicines familiar.
- (dated, business) An invoice or bill of parcels.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for facture in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)
facture f (plural factures)
- first-person singular present indicative of
- third-person singular present indicative of
- first-person singular present subjunctive of
- third-person singular present subjunctive of
- second-person singular imperative of
- “facture” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
- (Classical) IPA(key): /fakˈtuː.re/, [fakˈt̪uː.ɾɛ]
- (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /fakˈtu.re/, [fakˈt̪uː.rɛ]
- first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of facturar
- third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of facturar
- third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of facturar
- third-person singular (você) negative imperative of facturar