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    Will17 is offline Senior Member
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    Cool manufacture or manufacturing

    Hello!

    Can we use "manufacture" and "manufacturing" (as nouns) interchangeably?

    E.g : The manufacture/manufacturing of this product is very expensive.

    Thank you very much
    W

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    Default Re: manufacture or manufacturing

    Quote Originally Posted by Will17 View Post
    Hello!

    Can we use "manufacture" and "manufacturing" (as nouns) interchangeably?

    E.g : The manufacture/manufacturing of this product is very expensive.

    Thank you very much
    W
    NOT A TEACHER.

    A mon avis, oui.

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    Default Re: manufacture or manufacturing

    I wouldn't say "manufacture" myself.

    I'm not sure I'd use the definite article either.

    Manufacturing this ...
    To manufacture this is...
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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