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pre·fab·ri·cate

 (prē-făb′rĭ-kāt′)
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.

prefabricate

(priːˈfæbrɪˌkeɪt)
vb
(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
preˈfabriˌcated adj
preˌfabriˈcation n

pre•fab•ri•cate

(priˈfæb rɪˌkeɪt)

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.
[1930–35]
pre`fab•ri•ca′tion, n.
pre•fab′ri•ca`tor, n.

prefabricate


Past participle: prefabricated
Gerund: prefabricating

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
I prefabricated
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Present Continuous
I am prefabricating
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Present Perfect
I have prefabricated
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Past Continuous
I was prefabricating
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Past Perfect
I had prefabricated
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Future
I will prefabricate
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Future Perfect
I will have prefabricated
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Future Continuous
I will be prefabricating
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been prefabricating
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been prefabricating
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been prefabricating
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Conditional
I would prefabricate
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Past Conditional
I would have prefabricated
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.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"
produce, create, make - create or manufacture a man-made product; "We produce more cars than we can sell"; "The company has been making toys for two centuries"
2.prefabricate - produce synthetically, artificially, or stereotypically and unoriginally
produce, create, make - create or manufacture a man-made product; "We produce more cars than we can sell"; "The company has been making toys for two centuries"
Translations

prefabricate

[ˈpriːˈfæbrɪkeɪt] VTprefabricar

prefabricate

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Finally, prefabricating takes elements and systems out of the critical path of the project schedule.
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