noun pro·duc·tion \prə-ˈdək-shən, prō-\

: the process of making or growing something for sale or use

: the process of making something naturally

: the process of making a play, movie, television show, record, etc.

Full Definition of PRODUCTION

a :  something produced :  product
b (1) :  a literary or artistic work
(2) :  a work presented to the public (as on the stage or screen or over the air)
c :  something exaggerated out of proportion to its importance
a :  the act or process of producing
b :  the creation of utility; especially :  the making of goods available for use
:  total output especially of a commodity or an industry
often attributive :  something not specially designed or customized and usually mass-produced <a production car> <production housing>
pro·duc·tion·al \-shnəl, -shə-nəl\ adjective

Examples of PRODUCTION

  1. the production of grain weapons
  2. the body's production of red blood cells
  3. I took a course in film production.
  4. He has a job in television production.
  5. We saw a stage production of the novel.
  6. The director wants her in his next production.
  7. the annual production of coal
  8. a rise in oil production

First Known Use of PRODUCTION

15th century

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