fashioning fashioning  /ˈfæ ʃə nɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the act that results in something coming to be

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Miller discourses on his life and lowlife in Paris, fashioning his experiences, reflections, orgasms and philosophizing into a shambling narrative.
  2. The country he arrived in was an imperial power, busily fashioning the Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere out of a weakened continent.
  3. As children, Kiki and her twin sisters often sat at the feet of their father, minimalist sculptor Tony Smith, fashioning small cardboard models for his giant iconic sculptures.

News

  1. Editorial: Allowing students to be nonvoting members of the school board could be a refreshing asset

    Once the Shelby County unified school board catches its breath after fashioning the policies and other processes necessary for the new unified school district to begin classes Aug. 5, its members should seriously consider allowing students to be nonvoting members.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Memphis Commercial Appeal

  2. Watson takes control at Travelers, Harrington lurks

    (Reuters) - Big-hitting American Bubba Watson took control of the Travelers Championship, fashioning a two-shot lead after Friday's second round at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Connecticut. Watson, the 2010 winner of the event, shot a three-under 67 to move to 10-under 130, two shots clear of Ireland's triple major champion Padraig Harrington (66) and PGA Tour rookie Patrick Reed (66 ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

  3. Golf-Watson takes control at Travelers, Harrington lurks

    June 21 (Reuters) - Big-hitting American Bubba Watson took control of the Travelers Championship, fashioning a two-shot lead after Friday's second round at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Connecticut. Watson, the 2010 winner of the event, shot a three-under 67 to move to 10-under 130, two shots clear of Ireland's triple major champion Padraig Harrington (66) and PGA Tour rookie Patrick Reed (66 ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. Mr Brown said: "I think we are fashioning for the future a global deal, a grand bargain, where each continent accepts its responsibilities and its obligations to act to deal with what is a global problem that can only be solved with a global...
    on Feb 18, 2009 By: Gordon Brown Source: WalesOnline

  2. "I hope that he gets back in," Zorn said. "I don't know about coaching. He's pretty intelligent when it comes to fashioning a group, putting a group together, so it may be that."
    on Nov 20, 2008 By: Jim Zorn Source: ESPN

  3. "Instead of fashioning a bill I could sign, the Democratic leaders chose to further delay funding our troops, and they chose to make a political statement," Bush said Tuesday morning before leaving for New York. "That's their right. But it is...
    on Apr 24, 2007 By: President Bush Source: International Herald Tribune

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affectation affectation
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