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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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prefabricatedpre‧fab‧ri‧cat‧ed /priːˈfæbrɪkeɪtɪd/ adjective  TBbuilt from parts which are made in standard sizes so that they can be put together anywhere a prefabricated houseprefabrication /priːˌfæbrɪˈkeɪʃən/ noun [uncountable]
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prefabricatedIn addition, they promote fast-track, prefabricated building techniques that further restrict the architect's freedom.prefabricated housesThis scheme housed children in large numbers in temporary prefabricated huts.The fireball destroyed a prefabricated office building before setting a four-storey office block ablaze.Several companies are now offering prefabricated office buildings which can be installed in the garden.Like prefabricated pools these are moulded in plastic or fibreglass and are available in both natural and unnatural colours.The children who've lost their classroom will share another room, until a prefabricated replacement arrives.He parked ten yards or so after the last house, outside a wire-mesh fence in front of a late 1950s prefabricated school.Installation involved hoisting the reactor by crane and gently lowering it into a prefabricated steel structure.
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