what is difference between fabrication and fiction
From Middle French fabrication, from Latin fabricatio
- (US) IPA(key): /fæbɹɪˈkeɪʃən/
- Rhymes: -eɪʃən
fabrication (countable and uncountable, plural fabrications)
- (uncountable) The act of fabricating, framing, or constructing; construction; manufacture
- the fabrication of a bridge, a church, or a government
- (countable) That which is fabricated; a falsehood
- The story is doubtless a fabrication.
- (cooking) The act of cutting up an animal carcass as preparation for cooking; butchery.
- IPA(key): /fa.bʁi.ka.sjɔ̃/
fabrication f (plural fabrications)
- manufacture, manufacturing
From Middle English ficcioun, from Old French ficcion (“dissimulation, ruse, invention”), from Latin fictiō (“a making, fashioning, a feigning, a rhetorical or legal fiction”), from fingō (“to form, mold, shape, devise, feign”).
- enPR: fĭk′-shən, IPA(key): /ˈfɪk.ʃən/
- Hyphenation: fic‧tion
- Rhymes: -ɪkʃən
fiction (countable and uncountable, plural fictions)
- Literary type using invented or imaginative writing, instead of real facts, usually written as prose.
- (uncountable) A verbal or written account that is not based on actual events (often intended to mislead).
- (law) A legal fiction.
- literary type
- science fiction
- speculative fiction
- fiction section
- → Irish: ficsean
- → Scottish Gaelic: ficsean
- fiction in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
- fiction in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
- fiction at OneLook Dictionary Search
- “fiction” in Raymond Williams, Keywords (revised), 1983, Fontana Press, page 134.
From Old French, borrowed from Latin fictionem (nominative of fictio).
- IPA(key): /fik.sjɔ̃/
fiction f (plural fictions)
- “fiction” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).