noun fac·to·ry \ˈfak-t(ə-)rē\

: a building or group of buildings where products are made

plural fac·to·ries

Full Definition of FACTORY

:  a station where factors reside and trade <a colonial factory>
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 \-ˌlīk\ adjective

Examples of FACTORY

  1. She got a job in the factory.
  2. <the new factory will create hundreds of much-needed jobs>

First Known Use of FACTORY



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