Made by humans rather than occurring in nature; synthetic: man-made fibers; a manmade lake. See Usage Note at man.(adjective)
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Use "man-made" in a sentence
"Those who question the notion of man-made global warming, or do not believe in the phenomenon of global warming at all, should recognize that in order to take action against the threat of global warming, one does not have to believe that we are in fact facing a crisis, or that man has caused that crisis."
"There are so many experts who reject the notion of man-made global warming and the historical claims about carbon dioxide they are too numerous to list here."
"Originally referred to silk fiber in a satin weave, but now may refer to man-made fibers in a satin weave too."