mass-produce

verb
mass-pro·​duce | \ ˌmas-prə-ˈdüs How to pronounce mass-produce (audio) , -ˈdyüs \
mass-produced; mass-producing; mass-produces

Definition of mass-produce

transitive verb

: to produce in quantity usually by machinery

First Known Use of mass-produce

1923, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mass-produce

back-formation from mass production

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The first known use of mass-produce was in 1923

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“Mass-produce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mass-produce. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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mass-produce

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English Language Learners Definition of mass-produce

: to produce very large amounts of (something) usually by using machinery

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