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Main Entry: 1man·u·fac·ture
Pronunciation: secondarystressman-(y)schwa-primarystressfak-chschwar
Function: noun
Etymology: from early French manufacture "something made," from Latin manufactus "made by hand," from earlier manu "by hand" (from manus "hand") and factus, past participle of facere "to make, do" --related to FACTORY, FASHION, MANAGE, MANUAL
1 : something made from raw materials
2 : the making of products by hand or machinery
3 : PRODUCTION 2 <the manufacture of blood in the body>

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