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manufacturing

noun [U]
 
 
/ˌmænjəˈfæktʃərɪŋ/ ( abbreviation mfg.)
PRODUCTION, ECONOMICS the business of producing goods in large numbers, especially in factories: The service sector now employs more people than manufacturing.in manufacturing Over 1,000 jobs will be lost, most of them in manufacturing. car/furniture/toy manufacturing manufacturing facilities/jobs/processes
→ See also CAD/CAM, computer-integrated manufacturing
(Definition of manufacturing from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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