Translation of "factory" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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factorynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfæk.tər.i/ us /ˈfæk.tɚ.i/

A1 a building or set of buildings where large amounts of goods are made using machines

a car/shoe/textile factory 汽车/制鞋/纺织厂
a factory worker/manager 工厂工人/经理

More examples

  • The factory supplies electrical components for cars.
  • The report is highly critical of safety standards at the factory.
  • The closure of the Manchester printing factory is the company's biggest single cutback so far.
  • People who work with furnaces in a steel factory need to wear protective clothing.
  • The company plans to shut down four factories and cut 10 000 jobs.

(Translation of “factory” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)