manufacturer

noun
man·​u·​fac·​tur·​er | \ ˌman-yə-ˈfak-chər-ər How to pronounce manufacturer (audio) , -ˈfak-shrər, ˌma-nə- \

Definition of manufacturer

: one that manufactures especially : an employer of workers in manufacturing

Examples of manufacturer in a Sentence

Follow the instructions recommended by the manufacturer. They are one of the country's leading manufacturers of children's clothing.
Recent Examples on the Web Boeing is the leading manufacturer of 100+ seat aircraft for the global commercial airplane industry, with a strong presence in the defense contracting business. Trefis Team, Forbes, 4 June 2021 Of course, Cassina isn't the only European manufacturer panning through archives in search of furniture gold. Tim Mckeough New York Times, Star Tribune, 4 June 2021 The Taiwanese company is the sole manufacturer of Apple A-series and M-series chips. Chris Smith, BGR, 4 June 2021 Ransomware expert Allan Liska of the cybersecurity firm Recorded Future said JBS was the largest food manufacturer yet to be hit by ransomware, in which criminal hackers paralyze entire networks by scrambling their data. NBC News, 3 June 2021 Ransomware expert Allan Liska of the cybersecurity firm Recorded Future said JBS was the largest food manufacturer yet to be attacked. Arkansas Online, 3 June 2021 Ransomware expert Allan Liska of the cybersecurity firm Recorded Future said JBS was the largest food manufacturer yet to be hit by ransomware, in which criminal hackers paralyze entire networks by scrambling their data. CBS News, 3 June 2021 Based in the Woodlands outside Houston, Huntsman Corp. is an international manufacturer and marketer of chemical products 70 facilities in 30 countries. Steve Brown, Dallas News, 25 May 2021 Apple, after all, isn’t an electronics manufacturer. Christopher Mims, WSJ, 22 May 2021

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First Known Use of manufacturer

circa 1687, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of manufacturer was circa 1687

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7 Jun 2021

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“Manufacturer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/manufacturer. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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manufacturer

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English Language Learners Definition of manufacturer

: a company that makes a product

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