Definition of 'manufacture'
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Selling all our manufacturing business to foreign companies is coming back to haunt us. The Sun (2016)Other data published yesterday showed a sharp drop-off in manufacturing activity last month and a slowdown in jobs growth. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The move was helped by the manufacturing and services sectors, which gained momentum towards the end of last year. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Growth in the manufacturing sector eased back slightly last month, as companies reported that both export and domestic demand remained solid. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But the domestic economy's resilience should ensure that the manufacturing sector continues to hold up well over the next year or so. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The company's headquarters in Colchester is also where its products are manufactured. Times, Sunday Times (2016)PS One of the great disappointments of recent years has been the failure of manufacturing industry to sustain a recovery worthy of the name. Times, Sunday Times (2016)THE Pound has soared after the manufacturing industry threw off the shackles of Brexit uncertainty last month. The Sun (2016)We need to invest more and engineer a renaissance of our manufacturing sector. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This means that it can be manufactured in the body from another source. Fats, Nutrition and Health (1991)Workers remained in their homes to manufacture the products. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)You need industrial processes and manufacturing before you can get these inventions. Times, Sunday Times (2011)China is also expanding its car manufacturing industry. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The factory originally manufactured paint and varnish. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This has also been a motivation for foreign investment by manufacturing firms. International Finance: The markets and financial management of multinational business. (1983)For many firms one of the main advantages in establishing manufacturing plants overseas is reduced distribution costs. Basic Marketing. Principles and Practice (1986)The pace of manufacturing is also picking up. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In manufacturing companies the production manager is best placed to make this judgment. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)The second quarter will probably represent the high point of quarterly manufacturing output growth. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But manufacture was increasing and beginning to substitute manufactured imports. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)Eurozone manufacturing activity declined for a fifth consecutive month according to a monthly index. Times, Sunday Times (2012)To do this we could set up automobile manufacturing enterprises jointly with western companies. Inside Perestroika: The Future of the Soviet Economy (1990)This innovative company manufactures products that are invisible to the human eye. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There is no connection between industrial manufacturing and a department store. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The creative economy has been a key driver in the revitalising of cities and regions previously reliant on manufacturing industry. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Unite represents 1.5 million members drawn mainly from the transport and manufacturing sectors. The Sun (2012)When you are light-hearted your body manufactures different chemicals inside you than when you are unhappy. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is now well-established that vitamin C plays a crucial role in the manufacture of collagen within the skin. The A-Z of Beauty Treatment (1994)
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Translations for 'manufacture'
British English: manufacture /ˌmænjʊˈfæktʃə/ VERB
To manufacture something means to make it in a factory, usually in large quantities.
The company manufactures plastics.
- American English: manufacture
- Arabic: يَصْنَعُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: fabricar
- Chinese: 制造
- Croatian: proizvoditi
- Czech: vyrábět
- Danish: fremstille
- Dutch: fabriceren produceren
- European Spanish: fabricar
- Finnish: valmistaa teollisesti
- French: fabriquer
- German: fertigen
- Greek: κατασκευάζω
- Italian: produrre
- Japanese: 製造する
- Korean: 제조하다
- Norwegian: framstille
- Polish: wyprodukować
- European Portuguese: fabricar
- Romanian: a confecționa
- Russian: производить
- Spanish: fabricar
- Swedish: tillverka
- Thai: ผลิต
- Turkish: üretmek
- Ukrainian: виробляти
- Vietnamese: chế tạo
Definition of manufacture from the Collins English Dictionary
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