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English definition of “manufacturing base”

manufacturing base

noun [C]
 
 
ECONOMICS the part of the economy of a country, city, area, etc. that is involved in producing goods, especially in factories: The UK has lost much of its manufacturing base.
PRODUCTION the place where a company's main factory or factories are: The firm has a manufacturing base in Shanghai.
(Definition of manufacturing base from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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