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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fabrication  \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}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fabrication 
  n  1:  a  deliberately  false  or  improbable  account  [syn:  {fiction}, 
  {fable}] 
  2:  writing  in  a  fictional  form  [syn:  {fictionalization},  {fictionalisation}] 
  3:  the  act  of  making  something  (a  product)  from  raw  materials 
  [syn:  {manufacture}] 
  4:  the  act  of  constructing  something  (as  a  piece  of  machinery) 
  [syn:  {assembly}]  [ant:  {dismantling}] 
  5:  the  deliberate  act  of  deviating  from  the  truth  [syn:  {lying}, 
  {prevarication}] 




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