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prefab

adjective pre·fab \ (ˌ)prē-ˈfab , ˈprē-ˌfab \
|Updated on: 21 Jun 2018

Definition of prefab

: produced by prefabrication : prefabricated
  • a prefab house

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First Known Use of prefab

1937

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prefab

noun

Definition of prefab

: a prefabricated structure

Examples of prefab in a Sentence

  1. The company sells hundreds of prefabs every year.

Recent Examples of prefab from the Web

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First Known Use of prefab

1942

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NEW! Time Traveler

PREFAB Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of prefab for English Language Learners

  • : a prefabricated building (such as a house)



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