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From Middle French manufacture, from Old French, from Medieval Latin manūfactūra (a making by hand), from manufactus, a compound of manu factus, manū being ablative of manus (hand), and factus past participle od faciō (I do, make). Confer main, manual, facture.

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  • IPA: ˌmænjuˈfæktʃɚ, SAMPA: /%m{nju"f{ktS@`/
    Hyphenation: man‧u‧fac‧ture
    Rhymes: -æktʃə(r)

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Singular
Manufacture

Plural
Manufactures

Manufacture (plural Manufactures)
  1. The action or process of making goods systematically or on a large scale.
    • 2009 April 3, Olivia Feld, “New gum could mean sticky end for mess”, CNN.com:
      After years of exporting the gum base to be used as an ingredient in the manufacture of regular chewing gum, the cooperative recently decided to start making its own gum using only chicle gum base and natural flavorings and sweeteners</span>
  2. (figuratively) Anything made, formed or produced; product.
  3. (figuratively) The process of such production; generation, creation.

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Infinitive
to Manufacture

Third person singular
manufactures

Simple past
manufactured

Past participle
manufactured

Present participle
manufacturing

to Manufacture (third-person singular simple present manufactures, present participle manufacturing, simple past and past participle manufactured)
  1. To make things, usually on a large scale, with tools and either physical labor or machinery.
  2. To create goods from raw material, e.g. in a factory.
  3. In a negative sense, to fabricate; to create false evidence to support a point.
    • 2000 December 10, Daniel Zalewski, “The Misinformation Age”, New York Times:
      Digital technology has made it so easy to manufacture lies that it's become difficult to separate fact from fiction.</span>

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From Latin manu factura "making by hand"; from manus "hand" + factura "making", from facere "make".

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Manufacture f. (plural Manufactures)

  1. factory

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Manufacture (infinitive manufacturar)

  1. formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of manufacturar.
  2. first-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of manufacturar.
  3. formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of manufacturar.
  4. third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of manufacturar.

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