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fabricate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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fabricatefab‧ri‧cate /ˈfæbrɪkeɪt/ verb [transitive]  1 INVENTto invent a story, piece of information etc in order to deceive someone The police were accused of fabricating evidence.RegisterFabricate is used mainly in writing, for example in journalism and legal contexts. In everyday English, people usually say make something up:They accused him of making the whole thing up.2 technicalTI to make or produce goods or equipment syn manufacture The discs are expensive to fabricate.
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Examples from the Corpus
fabricateI wonder sometimes, wonder how much is fabricated and how much is truth.The president has denied the allegations, which he said were fabricated by his political opponents.It was a very entertaining, albeit fabricated, film.The woman said she fabricated her testimony because she thought she was going to get a $10,000 reward.At their small workshop, they fabricate parts for jet engines.The gable wall structure consists of a series of fabricated steel mullions at 3.6m centres.Officials were accused of fabricating the evidence that was given at the trial.Branson later admitted that he had fabricated the whole story.Even the brush or other instruments could be employed freely, the whole image fabricated to convey a sense of handling.fabricating evidenceThey accused the law enforcement authorities of violating their civil rights by, among other things, fabricating evidence.
From Longman Business Dictionaryfabricatefab‧ri‧cate /ˈfæbrɪkeɪt/ verb [transitive] MANUFACTURING to make something, using tools, special machines, or an industrial process SYN MANUFACTURESamsung will fabricate its own microprocessor.The steel frame was fabricated by a company based in Scotland.fabricated adjective [only before a noun]fabricated metal products→ See Verb table
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Verb table
fabricate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyfabricate
he, she, itfabricates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyfabricated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave fabricated
he, she, ithas fabricated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad fabricated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill fabricate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have fabricated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam fabricating
he, she, itis fabricating
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you, we, theyare fabricating
Past
I, he, she, itwas fabricating
you, we, theywere fabricating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been fabricating
he, she, ithas been fabricating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been fabricating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be fabricating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been fabricating
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