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tr.v. pre·fab·ri·cat·ed, pre·fab·ri·cat·ing, pre·fab·ri·cates
1. To manufacture (a building or section of a building, for example) in advance, especially in standard sections that can be easily shipped and assembled.
2. To make up, construct, or develop in an artificial, unoriginal, or stereotypic manner.

pre·fab′ri·ca′tion n.
pre·fab′ri·ca′tor n.
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Noun1.prefabrication - the manufacture of sections of a building at the factory so they can be easily and rapidly assembled at the building siteprefabrication - the manufacture of sections of a building at the factory so they can be easily and rapidly assembled at the building site
manufacturing, manufacture, fabrication - the act of making something (a product) from raw materials; "the synthesis and fabrication of single crystals"; "an improvement in the manufacture of explosives"; "manufacturing is vital to Great Britain"
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Prefabricated construction, as it's technically known, is constructing a building away from its ultimate location.
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Ugur Balof a Turkish company represented by Can Erdursun, Hay Andalus Tripoli for TEPE prefabricated construction Inc, said "we have got many clients; enabling us to win more contracts even from other countries like Tunisia and elsewhere, but we are appealing for the change of accommodations that is the premises of the fair ground which should be larger, in order to be somewhere more open than here.
Some of the ideas thrown around included prefabricated construction that can be put up in less than a week.
Misawa Homes, which specializes in prefabricated construction, said other consolidated subsidiaries had not been involved in improper accounting practices.
The event will discuss industry issues such as the development of Modern Methods of Construction, a form of prefabricated construction, and problems over skills shortages.
Mr Rankin said the ready-made frame's energy efficiency made it ideal for the care home market while the Government's drive to establish 9,500 GP-led primary healthcare centres across the UK lent itself to the speed that prefabricated construction offered.
In this issue of PUBLIC ROADS, prefabricated construction, cooperative efforts to restore bridges quickly, and a glimpse of future FHWA research initiatives are highlighted.
Some of the funding will subsidise product development at smaller companies and assist with networking in specialist areas, such as prefabricated construction.