fabrication
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fabrication(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (lie)
a. la invención
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
It was clear that the child's story of being abducted by aliens was pure fabrication.Estaba claro que el relato del niño sobre haber sido secuestrado por extraterrestres era pura invención.
b. la mentira
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
These fabrications are part of the candidate's election strategy.Estas mentiras son parte de la estrategia electoral del candidato.
c. el cuento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Everything he told us about having lived in China was a pure fabrication.Todo lo que nos contó acerca de que había vivido en China era puro cuento.
d. la falsificación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(of documents)
The student admitted his certificate was a fabrication.El estudiante reconoció que su certificado era una falsificación.
2. (manufacture)
a. la fabricación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Fabrication of plastics uses different molding techniques.La fabricación de los plásticos utliza diferentes técnicas de moldeado.
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fabrication [ˌfæbrɪˈkeɪʃən]
noun
1 (manufacture) fabricación (f)
More than 200 improvements were made in the design and fabrication of the shuttle
2 invención (f); [of document, evidence] falsificación (f)
the whole thing is a fabrication todo es pura invención or un cuento
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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