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Etymology[]

From Medieval Latin factoria, from Latin factor. Probably via a Romance language; compare Italian fattoria, Spanish factoría, Portuguese feitoria.

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Noun[]

Singular
Factory

Plural
factor

Factory (factor)

  1. (obsolete) A trading establishment, especially set up by merchants working in a foreign country.
  2. (now rare) The position or state of being a factor.
  3. A building or other place where manufacturing takes place.
  4. A device which produces or manufactures something.
  5. Template:Programming In a computer program or library, a function or method which creates an object.

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