Meaning of FACTORY in English

FACTORY

[fac.to.ry] n, pl -ries (1582) 1: a station where resident factors trade

2. a: a building or set of buildings with facilities for manufacturing b: the seat of some kind of production "the vice factories of the slums" -- fac.to.ry.like adj

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