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fabrication (n.)

c. 1500, fabricacioun, "manufacturing, construction," from Latin fabricationem (nominative fabricatio) "a structure, construction, a making," noun of action from past-participle stem of fabricare "to make, construct" (see fabricate). Meaning "lying, falsehood, forgery" is from 1790.

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Definitions of fabrication

fabrication (n.)
a deliberately false or improbable account;
Synonyms: fiction / fable
fabrication (n.)
writing in a fictional form;
Synonyms: fictionalization / fictionalisation
fabrication (n.)
the act of making something (a product) from raw materials;
the synthesis and fabrication of single crystals
Synonyms: manufacture / manufacturing
fabrication (n.)
the act of constructing something (as a piece of machinery);
Synonyms: assembly
fabrication (n.)
the deliberate act of deviating from the truth;
Synonyms: lying / prevarication
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