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manufacture

verb [T]  /ˌmæn·jəˈfæk·tʃər/ us  

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]  /ˌmæn·jəˈfæk·tʃər/ us  
Oil is used in the manufacture of synthetic fabrics.
manufacturer
noun [C]  /ˌmæn·jəˈfæk·tʃə·rər/ us  
The company makes printed-circuit boards for manufacturers of electronic equipment.
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