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 At the site of the Roman ship, OceanOneK successfully collected ancient vases and oil lamps, which still bear their manufacturer’s name. Ashley Strickland, CNN, 30 July 2022 But the Food and Drug Administration last year refused to review the drug, despite prolonged efforts by its manufacturer, Stealth BioTherapeutics, to gather hard-to-come-by clinical data on such a tiny patient population. Ed Silverman, STAT, 28 July 2022 Finally, stick with the cleaning product recommended by your manufacturer. Arricca Elin Sansone, House Beautiful, 26 July 2022 The first smartwatch to use the W5 Gen 1 will be from the Chinese phone manufacturer Oppo, which will be launching the Oppo Watch 3 in August. Wired, 20 July 2022 The other components needed to be serviced by their manufacturer, [hotlink]Siemens Energy[/hotlink] AG. Fortune, 20 July 2022 Their father, Jacob, was also a design manufacturer, most notably of the Heller Hostess Ware Colorama line of anodized aluminum tumblers, a set of which is lined up in rainbow colors on a shelf in Willinger’s kitchen. Los Angeles Times, 17 July 2022 Serbia’s defense minister, Nebojsa Stefanovic, said that the plane was carrying weapons produced by the private Serbian arms manufacturer Valir, including illuminating mortar rounds and mines. New York Times, 17 July 2022 French chefs have resorted to appealing online for any spare mustard, and shoppers have come to the manufacturer’s headquarters—which does not sell the product itself—looking for the condiment, reported the New York Times. Michelle Cheng, Quartz, 16 July 2022 See More

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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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6 Aug 2022

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“Manufacturer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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