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fabrication

[fab-ri-key-shuh n] /ˌfæb rɪˈkeɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
the act or process of fabricating; manufacture.
2.
something fabricated, especially an untruthful statement:
His account of the robbery is a complete fabrication.
Origin of fabrication
1475-1500
1475-1500; < Latin fabricātiōn- (stem of fabricātiō). See fabricate, -ion
Synonyms
2. See fiction.
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n.

c.1500, "manufacturing, construction," from Middle French fabrication and directly from Latin fabricationem (nominative fabricatio), noun of action from past participle stem of fabricare (see fabricate). Meaning "lying, falsehood, forgery" is from late 18c.

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