Etymology
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prefabricate (v.)

"manufacture in a factory prior to assembly on site," 1919 (implied in prefabricated), from pre- + fabricate (v.). Related: Prefabricating.

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Definitions of prefabricate

prefabricate (v.)
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;
Synonyms: preassemble
prefabricate (v.)
produce synthetically, artificially, or stereotypically and unoriginally;
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