Factory - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfæktri|  American pronunciation of the word factory
Brit.  |ˈfakt(ə)ri|  British pronunciation of the word factory


- a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing (syn: manufactory, mill)


She got a job in the factory.

...the new factory will create hundreds of much-needed jobs...

He works in a factory that makes jet engines.

He's the president of the union local at the factory.

The store has lost a significant amount of business since the factory closed.

The new factory will create thousands of jobs.

Oil is carried to the factory through these pipes.

He developed an efficient system for movement of raw materials to the factory.

The new factory should provide employment for hundreds of workers.

The factory faced serious fines for releasing dangerous chemicals into the river.

Critics say the factory poses a potential threat to the environment.

The parts are made in this factory and then shipped to another country for assembly.

The factory is recalling all the cars because of a problem with the brakes.

The factory has issued a recall of all cars with the defective brakes.

The company is moving its factory to a different location.

Word forms

singular: factory
plural: factories
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