Definition of prefabricate
1 : to fabricate the parts of at a factory so that construction consists mainly of assembling and uniting standardized parts
2 : to produce artificially
prefabricationplay \ˌprē-ˌfa-bri-ˈkā-shən\ noun
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Whether the houses of the future are cast, printed, or prefabricated, experts agree that change is coming, albeit gradually.
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