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factory

Pronunciation: /ˈfæktri; -təri/

Translation of factory in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -ries)

  • [Business/Comercio] fábrica (feminine) a bomb factory (illegal) una fábrica clandestina de bombas (before noun/delante del nombre) [inspector] industrial factory prices (British English/inglés británico) precios (masculine plural) de fábrica, precios (masculine plural) franco fábrica factory worker obrero, (masculine, feminine) ([ de fábrica ])
    Example sentences
    • Employers must put in place proper controls to protect workers from hazards in factories, on building sites and on farms.
    • You are free to wander at your own pace through nearly three-quarters of a mile of shop fronts, factories and other buildings.
    • Ford recently announced it will close four U.S. factories and a truck assembly plant in Canada.

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