premanufacture

verb
pre·​man·​u·​fac·​ture | \ ˌprē-ˌman-yə-ˈfak-chər How to pronounce premanufacture (audio) , -ˌma-nə- \
variants: or pre-manufacture
premanufactured or pre-manufactured; premanufacturing or pre-manufacturing

Definition of premanufacture

transitive verb

: to manufacture (something) beforehand Rather than having to frame up a house with two-by-fours, these companies premanufacture them.— Geoff Pender

Other Words from premanufacture

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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“Premanufacture.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/premanufacture. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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