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.
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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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“Manufacturer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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: a company that makes a product

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