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factory

fac·to·ry

factory

 
pronunciation:
faek t ri
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part of speech: noun
inflections: factories
definition: a building or set of buildings where products are made by machines.
This factory produces millions of bottles of ketchup every year.
 
synonyms:
plant, works
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The word factory contains the following part:
fac, fic, fec, fact, fect Latin root that means make, do
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This root is also the origin of the suffixes "-fy, -ify, -efy" and "-ification, -efaction".