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factory

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noun fac·to·ry \ˈfak-t(ə-)rē\

Simple Definition of factory

  • : a building or group of buildings where products are made

Full Definition of factory

plural fac·to·ries

  1. 1 :  a station where factors reside and trade <a colonial factory>

  2. 2 a :  a building or set of buildings with facilities for manufacturing b :  the seat of some kind of production <the vice factories of the slums>

fac·to·ry·like play \-ˌlīk\ adjective

Examples of factory

  1. She got a job in the factory.

  2. <the new factory will create hundreds of much-needed jobs>



1582

First Known Use of factory

1582




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