premanufacture

verb pre·man·u·fac·ture \ ˌprē-ˌman-yə-ˈfak-chər , -ˌma-nə- \
variants: or pre-manufacture

Definition of premanufacture

premanufactured or pre-manufactured; premanufacturing or pre-manufacturing
: to manufacture (something) beforehand
  • Rather than having to frame up a house with two-by-fours, these companies premanufacture them.
  • —Geoff Pender

premanufacture

or pre-manufacture noun
    • As for the building itself, the report suggests premanufacture of the upper office floor and roof, with local tradespeople working on the lower levels.
    • —Nancy Welsh

First Known Use of premanufacture

1949

in the meaning defined above

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