Definition of fabrication in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌfabrəˈkāSH(ə)n/


1The action or process of manufacturing or inventing something: the assembly and fabrication of electronic products
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  • 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, falsification, lie, untruth, falsehood, fib, myth, made-up story, fairy story/tale, cock-and-bull story;
white lie, half-truth, exaggeration
informal tall tale, whopper
construction, building, assembly, forming, fashioning
1.1An invention; a lie: the story was a complete fabrication
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  • 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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Syllabification: fab·ri·ca·tion

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