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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.
(Building) (tr) to manufacture sections of (a building), esp in a factory, so that they can be easily transported to and rapidly assembled on a building site
v.t. -cat•ed, -cat•ing.
1. to fabricate or construct beforehand.
2. to manufacture in standardized parts or sections ready for quick assembly and erection, as buildings.
Past participle: prefabricated
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|Verb||1.||prefabricate - to manufacture sections of (a building), especially in a factory, so that they can be easily transported to and rapidly assembled on a building site of buildings|
construction, building - the act of constructing something; "during the construction we had to take a detour"; "his hobby was the building of boats"
|2.||prefabricate - produce synthetically, artificially, or stereotypically and unoriginally|