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English noun: fabrication

1. fabrication (communication) a deliberately false or improbable account


Synonymsfable, fiction


Broader (hypernym)falsehood, falsity, untruth


Narrower (hyponym)canard

2. fabrication (act) writing in a fictional form


Synonymsfictionalisation, fictionalization


Broader (hypernym)authorship, composition, penning, writing

3. fabrication (act) the act of making something (a product) from raw materials


SamplesThe synthesis and fabrication of single crystals.
An improvement in the manufacture of explosives.
Manufacturing is vital to Great Britain.


Synonymsmanufacture, manufacturing


Broader (hypernym)creating from raw materials


Narrower (hyponym)formation, newspeak, prefabrication, shaping

4. fabrication (act) the act of constructing something (as a piece of machinery)


Synonymsassembly


Broader (hypernym)building, construction


Antonymsdisassembly, dismantlement, dismantling

5. fabrication (act) the deliberate act of deviating from the truth


Synonymslying, prevarication


Broader (hypernym)falsification, misrepresentation


Narrower (hyponym)fibbing, paltering









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