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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
Translations of “manufacturing”
in Korean 제조업…
in Arabic تَصنيع…
in Portuguese manufatura…
in Catalan fabricació, producció industrial…
in Japanese 製造業…
in Italian manifattura…
in Chinese (Traditional) 製造業(生產大批商品的行業)…
in Russian производство…
in Turkish üretim, imalat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 制造业(大批量生产商品的行业)…
in Polish produkcja…
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