Definition of fabrication in English:

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Pronunciation: /fabrɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/


[mass noun]
1The action or process of manufacturing or inventing something: the assembly and fabrication of electronic products
More example sentences
  • They can also be made directly into structural shapes during fabrication.
  • In 1943, The Alloy Engineering Co. was founded to supply alloy fabrications for high-temperature industrial applications.
  • Berkeley's innovation extended to the craft of costume fabrication.
invention, concoction, piece of fiction, fiction, falsification, falsity, lie, untruth, falsehood, fib, deception, made-up story, trumped-up story, fairy story/tale, cock and bull story, barefaced lie;
(little) white lie, half-truth, exaggeration, prevarication, departure from the truth;
yarn, story, red herring, rumour, myth, flight of fancy, figment of the imagination;
pretence, pretext, sham, ruse, wile, trickery, stratagem
informal tall story, tall tale, whopper
British informal porky, pork pie, porky pie
vulgar slang bullshit
Australian/New Zealand vulgar slang bulldust
erection, putting up, setting up, raising, elevation
1.1 [count noun] An invention; a lie: the story was a complete fabrication
More example sentences
  • The very rationale of the exclusion at common law of a confession by a third party is the risk of fabrication.
  • Simply asking about it seemed tantamount to an accusation of fabrication.
  • The story, it was later revealed, was a fabrication.

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