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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.


(Building) someone who or an organization that prefabricates
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Construction is expected to take only around four months because of the high level of prefabricator.
In a fourth transaction, Coastline Products Corporation, a stainless steel prefabricator and distributor, signed a five year lease for 24,000 square feet of space at the Wheeling 130 Associates Building on the corner of Route 130 and Wheeling Drive in South Brunswick, New Jersey, according to Meredith, who represented the tenant in the transaction.
51) Examination of the ALRB and OLRB cases reveals that the union is pursuing small construction subcontractors (often prefabricators in Alberta) and small healthcare providers (e.