Meaning of “prefab” in the English Dictionary

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"prefab" in British English

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prefabnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpriː.fæb/ us /ˈpriː.fæb/ informal

a small house that can be built quickly from pieces that have been made in a factory:

After the Second World War lots of prefabs were put up to ease the housing crisis.

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