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- adj. manmade; produced by humans rather than nature
- adj. not genuine
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of manufacture.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Produced in a large-scale industrial operation. Contrasted with
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. produced in a large-scale industrial operation
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WIAN: Another activist on behalf of illegal aliens, the director of the Central American Resource Center urged San Francisco to, quote, "slow down and not react to what she called a manufactured crisis."
KOINANGE: In the meantime, the opposition insists they'll continue to petition the election outcome, unwilling to concede what they call a manufactured victory.
Hooper conceded the poster "crosses the line," but refused to renounce the artwork and blamed critics for fomenting what he called a manufactured controversy.
A two-time News & Doc Emmy winner and a leader in the newspolling industry, Langer, a pleasant fellow, arrived on campus and did not hesitate to begin bashing the omnipresent Internet click-in polls, which he calls manufactured data that easily "acquiesces to biases."
I mean, sulking through the entire week's presentations because it's all so manufactured is no fun.
About 19 million people, or 6% of the U.S. population, live in manufactured homes, the MHI says.
Can I get a simple poll here, how many are using a computer manufactured from a for profit company right now?
Then after all the carpenters, electricians, and plumbers are working in manufactured home factories those factories can be closed and their production move to China.
The average Korean tariff in manufactured goods and agricultural goods is far higher than that of the United States.
Our Chinese government continues to pursue a policy of export promotion, patting itself on the back for its trade surplus in manufactured goods with the United States.
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