Meaning of “manufacturing” in the English Dictionary

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"manufacturing" in British English

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manufacturingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌmæn.jəˈfæk.tʃə.rɪŋ/ us /ˌmæn.jəˈfæk.tʃɚ.ɪŋ/

B2 the business of producing goods in large numbers:

car manufacturing
the manufacturing of military equipment

(Definition of “manufacturing” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"manufacturing" in American English

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manufacturingnoun [ U ]

/ˌmæn·jəˈfæk·tʃər·ɪŋ/

(Definition of “manufacturing” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"manufacturing" in Business English

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manufacturingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌmænjəˈfæktʃərɪŋ/ us 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

(Definition of “manufacturing” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)