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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.
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(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
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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.
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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|
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prefabricate[ˈpriːˈfæbrɪkeɪt] VT → prefabricar
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vt → vorfertigen
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