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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (industrial complex)
a. factory
Mi papá trabaja en una fábrica de autos.My dad works in a car factory.
b. plant
Cerraron la planta de concreto por problemas financieros.The concrete plant was closed due to financial problems.
c. mill (of paper or textile)
La fábrica de papel elabora servilletas, pañuelos desechables y papel higiénico.The paper mill produces napkins, disposable tissues, and toilet paper.
2. (material)
a. stone
El arquitecto construyó una pared de fábrica para que fuera más resistente.The architect built a stone wall so that it would be more resistant.
b. stonework
Los albañiles ya terminaron de construir el muro de fábrica.The construction workers have already finished building the stonework wall.
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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. (general)
a. factory
fábrica de papelpaper mill
fábrica siderúrgicairon and steelworks
es así de fábricait was like that when I bought it
2. (construcción)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
un muro de fábricaa brick wall
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1 (factoría) factory
marca de fábrica trademark; precio de fábrica price ex-works; price ex-factory
fábrica de acero steel plant; steelworks
fábrica de algodón cotton mill
fábrica de cerveza brewery
fábrica de conservas canning plant; cannery
fábrica de gas gasworks
fábrica de moneda mint
fábrica de montaje assembly plant
fábrica de papel paper mill
fábrica de vidrio glassworks
fábrica experimental pilot plant
2 (Archit)
de fábrica stone; stonework
las paredes del garaje son de fábrica
3 (proceso) manufacture
4 (And) (alambique) still; distillery
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