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Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Definitions for fabricate

  1. to make, build, or construct
  2. to make up, invent
  3. to fake or forge a document or signature

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Citations for fabricate
"I've had more people tell me that throughout my career: 'Man, we love to watch you play. Your enthusiasm and stuff like that.' I mean, it's not fabricated. I love to play the game …" Dennis Waszak Jr., The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
At the same time, Mr. Heinonen acknowledged that the agency "did not have sufficient information at this stage to conclude whether the allegations are groundless or the data fabricated." Elaine Sciolino, New York Times
Origin of fabricate
late Middle English
1400-1450
by 1598, from Latin fabricare, from fabrica "fabric"
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