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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
1475-1500
1475-1500; < Latin fabricātiōn- (stem of fabricātiō). See fabricate, -ion
Synonyms
2. See fiction.
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Examples for fabrication
  • 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.
  • Clay, unlike bronze, lends itself to quick and cheap fabrication.
  • Perhaps the claims of fabrication are only rumors, but every aspect needs to be weighed in.
  • The moon has mineral resources and microgravity fabrication potential.
  • Bush said she had found the pills on the center's grounds, but administrators there called her explanation a fabrication.
  • It is a fabrication of a weak minded and fearful community.
  • It doesn't really get any worse than data fabrication.
Word Origin and History for fabrication
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.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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