Definition of manufacturer noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌmænjuˈfæktʃərə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmænjuˈfæktʃərər//
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a person or company that produces goods in large quantities synonym maker a car/computer manufacturer Always follow the manufacturer's instructions. Faulty goods should be returned to the manufacturers.Extra examples The guarantee may be rendered invalid if the manufacturer’s instructions are not followed. the world’s largest computer manufacturer Always follow the manufacturer’s instructions. the daughter of a rich textile manufacturer
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: manufacturer