coproduce

verb co·pro·duce \ (ˌ)kō-prə-ˈd(y)üs , -prō- \
variants: or co-produce
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of coproduce

coproduced or co-produced; coproducing or co-producing
transitive verb
1 :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
2 :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

play \(ˌ)kō-prə-ˈd(y)ü-sər, -prō-\ or co-producer noun, plural coproducers or co-producers
    • … the Brooklyn MC will serve as a co-producer for the film adaptation …
    • —Carl Lamarre

First Known Use of coproduce

circa 1711


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