co·​pro·​duce (ˌ)kō-prə-ˈd(y)üs How to pronounce coproduce (audio)
variants or co-produce
coproduced or co-produced; coproducing or co-producing

transitive verb

: to produce (something) jointly
The three of them coproduced the album.
Since Japan would coproduce these weapons under license to U.S. companies, it would need permission from Washington to export them.Business Week
: to produce (something) along with another product
But large amounts of propylene, butadiene, and aromatics are coproduced, and thus the derivatization and marketing of these coproducts became an important part of petrochemical economics.Roy L. Pruett
coproducer noun
or co-producer
plural coproducers or co-producers
… the Brooklyn MC will serve as a co-producer for the film adaptation … Carl Lamarre

Examples of coproduce in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The film was produced by Petruzzellis at Aplysia, and coproduced by Alessandro Carroli at EiE Film, and Liza Faktor and Andrea Arena at Vessel, with the collaboration of Lisa Fierro. Leo Barraclough, Variety, 6 Apr. 2023 Mike’s last solo album, R.A.P. Music, arrived in 2012 and was coproduced with El-P. Killer Mike and El-P will be hitting the road this fall with a four-city 10th anniversary tour. Kory Grow, Rolling Stone, 20 Apr. 2023 Simultaneously, The Story Ink and Endemol Shine India were putting together a slate of projects to coproduce and the latter boarded the project. Naman Ramachandran, Variety, 25 Jan. 2023 For the past three years, Carolyn has been partnering with the American Cleaning Institute to coproduce the Discover Cleaning Summits. Carolyn Forté, Good Housekeeping, 21 June 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1711, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of coproduce was circa 1711

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“Coproduce.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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