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manufacturer

noun uk   /ˌmæn.jʊˈfæk.tʃər.ər/ us    /-tʃɚ.ɚ/
B2 [C] a company that produces goods in large numbers: Germany is a major manufacturer of motor cars. Our kettle was leaking, so we had to send it back to the manufacturers.
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