fabrication

[fab-ri-key-shuhn]
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:
1475–1500; < Latin fabricātiōn- (stem of fabricātiō). See fabricate, -ion


2. See fiction.
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fabricate (ˈfæbrɪˌkeɪt)
 
vb
1.  to make, build, or construct
2.  to devise, invent, or concoct (a story, lie, etc)
3.  to fake or forge
 
[C15: from Latin fabricāre to build, make, from fabrica workshop; see fabric]
 
fabri'cation
 
n
 
'fabricative
 
adj
 
'fabricator
 
n

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fabrication
c.1500, manufacturing, from L. fabricationem, noun of action from fabricare (see fabricate). Meaning lying, falsehood, forgery is from late 18c.
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Example sentences
And that desire to believe supersedes the slipshod nature of the fabrication.
My own school would consider this type of forgery a clear instance of
  fabrication and violation of the school's code of conduct.
The latter has been and will be compromised in a convolution of manipulation
  and fabrication.
The product could help pave the way for the fabrication of replacement bones.
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