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Definition of fabricate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    fabricate

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈfæbrɪˌkeɪt//
     
    [often passive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they fabricate
     
    he / she / it fabricates
     
    past simple fabricated
     
    -ing form fabricating
     
     
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  1. 1fabricate something to invent false information in order to trick people synonym make up The evidence was totally fabricated. The prisoner claimed the police had fabricated his confession.
  2. 2fabricate something (technology) to make or produce goods, equipment, etc. from various different materials synonym manufacture
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NAmE//ˌfæbrɪˈkeɪʃn//
 
noun [countable, uncountable] Her story was a complete fabrication from start to finish.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: fabricate