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manufacture

1 verb
     
Related topics: Industry
man‧u‧fac‧ture1 [transitive]
1TI to use machines to make goods or materials, usually in large numbers or amounts:
the company that manufactured the drug
manufactured goods
2 to invent an untrue story, excuse etc [= 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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