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[kuhs-tuh m-bilt] /ˈkʌs təmˈbɪlt/
built to individual order:
a custom-built limousine.
Origin of custom-built


[kuhs-tuh m-bild] /ˈkʌs təmˈbɪld/
verb (used with object), custom-built, custom-building.
to build to individual order:
The company will custom-build a kitchen cabinet to your specifications.
1955-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Eight of the custom-built squares are planters with drainage holes.
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  • The big routers and network-switching equipment that make up its core business are custom-built to order.
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  • The glove has four custom-built push-button sensors sewn into the fingers.
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  • It was a custom-built cigarette boat, a water-whipper.
  • They show off homemade silencers, fire custom-built rockets, and solder their own circuit boards.
  • He filled it with custom-built furniture, including a mahogany conference table and matching chairs of deep-green leather.
British Dictionary definitions for custom-built


(of cars, houses, etc) made according to the specifications of an individual buyer
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