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prefabricated

adjective uk   /ˌpriːˈfæb.rɪ.keɪ.tɪd/ us    /-t̬ɪd/ (informal prefab)
describes buildings or objects built from parts that have been made in a factory and can be put together quickly: a prefabricated houseIndustry and industrial processes
prefabrication
noun [U] uk   /-fæb.rɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us  
Industry and industrial processes
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