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manufacture

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Industry
manufactureman‧u‧fac‧ture1 /ˌmænjəˈfæktʃə $ -ər/ ●●○ verb [transitive]  1 TIto use machines to make goods or materials, usually in large numbers or amounts the company that manufactured the drug manufactured goodssee thesaurus at make2 LIE/TELL A LIEto invent an untrue story, excuse etc syn fabricate If the media can manufacture stories like this, who are we supposed to believe?3 technicalHBH if your body manufactures a particular useful substance, it produces it
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manufactureIf he could see the bricks in their piles on the site, he would know that they had actually been manufactured.He works for a small company manufacturing aluminium products.Bile is manufactured by the liver.Lord McLuskey says they manufacture false confessions, plant evidence and commit perjury.Britain still has a bicycle industry; frames and complete bicycles are manufactured here, though most of the components are imported.The car was designed, developed, and manufactured in collaboration with Honda.The car was manufactured in Germany until 1961.If the media can manufacture stories like this, then who are we supposed to believe?
Related topics: Industry
manufacturemanufacture2 noun  1 [uncountable]TI the process of making goods or materials using machines, usually in large numbers or amounts Cost will determine the methods of manufacture.2 manufactures
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manufactureSystems of this type have been used in car manufacture.Indeed food manufacture as a whole underwent a transformation.In south-east Leicestershire two anthropoid shells of local manufacture are to be found in an extensive seventeenth-century vault.Selection of a purchase could well depend upon the standard of manufacture.An ingenious path to early integration of hydrogen into Martian propellant manufacture has been suggested by Bob Zubrin of Lockheed-Martin.The firm now employs 640 people in the manufacture of frozen foods.During World War II, steel supplies were used in the manufacture of weapons.Also, since this reaction does not use tritium, it does not require the manufacture or transportation of this dangerous substance.They stressed the manufacture of uncomplicated and easily repaired weapons.It is a man's shoe of Western manufacture, recently polished and not cheap.
From Longman Business Dictionarymanufactureman‧u‧fac‧ture1 /ˌmænjəˈfæktʃə-ər/ verb [transitive]MANUFACTURING to produce large quantities of goods to be sold, using machineryNike started as a small company manufacturing running shoes.manufacture something from somethingThe drawers are manufactured from solid beech.Imports of manufactured goods are increasing.manufacturer noun [countable]The contracts allow retailers to sell equipment at below the manufacturer’s price.a leading paint manufacturer→ See Verb tablemanufacturemanufacture2 noun [uncountable]1MANUFACTURINGwhen large quantities of goods are produced to be sold, using machineryCigarettes become stale from one to three months after the date of manufacture.manufacture ofmachine tools used in the manufacture of aircraft engines computer-aided manufacture computer-integrated manufacture2manufactures [plural] formalMANUFACTURING goods produced in large quantities using machinerychanges in exports and imports of manufactures
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Verb table
manufacture
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theymanufacture
he, she, itmanufactures
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theymanufactured
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave manufactured
he, she, ithas manufactured
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad manufactured
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill manufacture
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have manufactured
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam manufacturing
he, she, itis manufacturing
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you, we, theyare manufacturing
Past
I, he, she, itwas manufacturing
you, we, theywere manufacturing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been manufacturing
he, she, ithas been manufacturing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been manufacturing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be manufacturing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been manufacturing
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