Quasifabricated

fabricate

[fab-ri-keyt]
verb (used with object), fabricated, fabricating.
1.
to make by art or skill and labor; construct: The finest craftspeople fabricated this clock.
2.
to make by assembling parts or sections.
3.
to devise or invent (a legend, lie, etc.).
4.
to fake; forge (a document, signature, etc.).

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English < Latin fabricātus made, past participle of fabricāre. See fabric, -ate1

fabricative, adjective
fabricator, noun
quasi-fabricated, adjective
unfabricated, adjective
well-fabricated, adjective


1. See manufacture.
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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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fabricate
mid-15c., from L. fabricatus, pp. of fabricare "to fashion, build," from fabrica (see fabric). In bad sense of "to tell a lie," etc., it is first recorded 1779. Related: Fabricated; fabricating.
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