Definition of Factory in English :

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Factory meaning in English

Meaning of Factory in English

Pronunciation of Factory in English

Factory pronunciation in English

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1. factory, manufactory, manufacturing plant, mill

a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing

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noun plural -ries
a building or group of buildings containing a plant assembly for the manufacture of goods
(as modifier)
a factory worker
2. rare
a trading station maintained by factors in a foreign country
3. Canadian
(formerly) a main trading station for the exchange and transshipment of furs

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nounWord forms: plural ˈfactories
a building or buildings in which things are manufactured; manufacturing plant
a trading settlement maintained by factors

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n. pl. fac·to·ries
a. A building or group of buildings in which goods are manufactured; a plant.
2. A business establishment for commercial agents or factors in a foreign country.
3. The source of prolific production: a rock group that was a hit-tune factory; a motel that served as an illegal drug factory.

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