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factory

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈfæktəri/ ( plural factories)
PRODUCTION a building or set of buildings in which machines are used to produce large amounts of manufactured goods: She works in a car factory.a cigarette/clothing/textile, etc. factory The textile factory used to be the biggest employer in town. Factory workers staged a walk-out last week in a dispute over pay. You can order your goods direct from the factory. →  See also bonded factory
Translations of “factory”
in Korean 공장…
in Arabic مَصْنَع, مَعْمَل…
in French usine…
in Turkish fabrika…
in Italian fabbrica…
in Chinese (Traditional) 工廠…
in Russian завод, фабрика…
in Polish fabryka, wytwórnia…
in Spanish fábrica…
in Portuguese fábrica…
in German die Fabrik…
in Catalan fàbrica…
in Japanese 工場…
in Chinese (Simplified) 工厂…
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