noun pro·duc·er \prə-ˈdü-sər, prō-, -ˈdyü-\
: someone who is in charge of making and usually providing the money for a play, movie, record, etc.
: someone or something that grows or makes particular goods or products
: one that produces; especially : one that grows agricultural products or manufactures crude materials into articles of use
: a person who supervises or finances a work (as a staged or recorded performance) for exhibition or dissemination to the public
: an autotrophic organism (as a green plant) viewed as a source of biomass that can be consumed by other organisms — compare consumer
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Examples of PRODUCER
- the producer of the play
- He is the director and producer.
- The country is the world's leading oil producer.
First Known Use of PRODUCER
Other Agriculture/Gardening Terms
: someone or something that grows or makes a product <oil producers>
: someone who prepares or finances a public presentation (as a movie)
: a living thing (as a green plant) that makes its own food
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