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English definition of “manufacture”

manufacture

noun
 
 
/ˌmænjəˈfæktʃər/ PRODUCTION
[U] the process of producing goods in large numbers, especially in a factory: the manufacture of sth Oil is used in the manufacture of a number of fabrics. The amount of recycled glass used in manufacture doubled in five years.
manufactures [plural] manufactured goods: The need to export our manufactures remains as strong as ever.
→ See also CAD/CAM
(Definition of manufacture noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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