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  • v. Present participle of fashion.
  • n. The act or process of fashioning something; manufacture.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act that results in something coming to be


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • The registration process can be used to collect demographic data such as age, education, and language skills and such data could be used in fashioning long-term immigration policy.

    Dagobert L. Brito: Comprehensive Immigration Reform: Compromise or Stalemate

  • A first-time author, the Missouri State graduate says she worked with Bob DeMoss, a professional writer, in fashioning the narrative to read "like fiction," though the story is true.

    Tragedy and Forgiveness in the Christian South

  • Crawford said he took that into account in fashioning an appropriate sentence.

    Edward Dean Moore

  • To which the educators we represent reply, "Amen," fully aware that this can only happen when solutions are based on facts instead of myths, and when those of us on the frontlines of overcoming the challenges have a voice in fashioning the plans for improved student performance.

    Diann Woodard: The Summer Soldiers of School Reform

  • One of the key questions in fashioning the federal response to the panic is, if you believe Congressional Democrats, how much bankers should be paid.

    Lessons So Far

  • Regardless of his contentious stances on such issues as abortion, contraception, homosexuality, and divorce, she argued, the fact that he had succeeded in fashioning himself, against formidable odds, into a powerful opponent of communism and a defender of the downtrodden everywhere was to be commended.

    Saint John Paul?

  • Although there is solid evidence that William Sharp consulted the letters in fashioning the narrative of his Life and Letters of Joseph Severn (1892), he printed only two of them in full and nine in part. 12 He made passing mention of seven additional letters, but he did not quote from them.

    New Letters from Charles Brown to Joseph Severn

  • There is no doubt that both authors were regularly attracted to folk material in fashioning their respective works.

    National Demons: Robert Burns, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and the Folk in the Forest

  • Brendan Daly, Pelosi's spokesman, said Democrats "want to work with" the administration in fashioning new rules for terrorism suspects, and he dismissed Boehner's comments as a sign of desperation.

    July 2006

  • According to a knowledgeable source, Defense Department Undersecretary for Policy Douglas Feith first sought the assistance of the military's Judge Advocate General Corps in fashioning policies that evaded or diluted the Geneva protections.

    Archive 2004-05-01


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