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Overview of noun manufacture

The noun manufacture has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) industry, manufacture

(the organized action of making of goods and services for sale; "American industry is making increased use of computers to control production")

2. fabrication, manufacture, manufacturing

(the act of making something (a product) from raw materials; "the synthesis and fabrication of single crystals"; "an improvement in the manufacture of explosives"; "manufacturing is vital to Great Britain")


Overview of verb manufacture

The verb manufacture has 4 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (3) manufacture, fabricate, construct

(put together out of artificial or natural components or parts; "the company fabricates plastic chairs"; "They manufacture small toys"; He manufactured a popular cereal")

2. (1) fabricate, manufacture, cook up, make up, invent

(make up something artificial or untrue)

3. manufacture

(produce naturally; "this gland manufactures a specific substance only")

4. manufacture

(create or produce in a mechanical way; "This novelist has been manufacturing his books following his initial success")

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