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Definition of "custom-built" [custom-built]

  • Built according to the specifications of the buyer. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "custom-built" in a sentence
  • "Grace rode in a custom-built Cadillac limousine, and he bought some of the most prestigious real estate in Manhattan, including the El Dorado on Central Park West, which was then the tallest apartment building in the world."
  • "A visit to a bedroom on the ground floor takes in a nearby custom-built sauna and an enormous, sculptural sofa, commissioned from the Brazilian design duo Humberto and Fernando Campana."
  • "The Bush administration custom-built a high-security facility at Guantanamo Bay that houses 15 high-value detainees, including Khalid Sheik Mohammed, the self-declared mastermind of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks."
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