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manufactureverb [T]

 us   /ˌmæn·jəˈfæk·tʃər/

manufacture verb [T] (PRODUCE)

to produce goods in large numbers, esp. in a factory using machines: He works for a company that manufactures toys.

manufacture verb [T] (INVENT)

to invent something such as a situation, story, or event, esp. to deceive someone: The president said this is a political crisis manufactured by Republicans.
manufacture
noun [U]  us   /ˌmæn·jəˈfæk·tʃər/
Oil is used in the manufacture of synthetic fabrics.
manufacturer
noun [C]  us   /ˌmæn·jəˈfæk·tʃə·rər/
The company makes printed-circuit boards for manufacturers of electronic equipment.
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