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One entry found for factory.
Main Entry: fac·to·ry
Pronunciation: primarystressfak-t(schwa-)remacron
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural -ries
Etymology: from early French factorie "a place where business is carried on," derived from Latin factor "one that does or makes," from factus, past participle of facere "to make, do" --related to FASHION, MANUFACTURE
: a building or set of buildings equipped for manufacturing

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