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Meaning of FABRICATION

Pronunciation:  `fabru'keyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the deliberate act of deviating from the truth
  2. [n]  the act of constructing something (as a piece of machinery)
  3. [n]  the act of making something (a product) from raw materials
  4. [n]  writing in a fictional form
  5. [n]  a deliberately false or improbable account
 

FABRICATION is a 11 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: assembly, fable, fiction, fictionalisation, fictionalization, lying, manufacture, prevarication
 
 Antonyms: disassembly, dismantlement, dismantling
 
 See Also: authorship, building, canard, composition, construction, creating from raw materials, false statement, falsehood, falsification, falsity, fibbing, formation, misrepresentaation, paltering, penning, prefabrication, shaping, untruth, writing

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fab`ri*ca"tion\, n. [L. fabricatio; cf. F.
fabrication.]
1. The act of fabricating, framing, or constructing;
   construction; manufacture; as, the fabrication of a
   bridge, a church, or a government. --Burke.

2. That which is fabricated; a falsehood; as, the story is
   doubtless a fabrication.

Syn: See {Fiction}.

 
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