Definition of producer
2 : a person who supervises or finances a work (such as a staged or recorded performance) for exhibition or dissemination to the public
3 : an autotrophic organism (such as a green plant) viewed as a source of biomass that can be consumed by other organisms — compare consumer
Examples of producer in a Sentence
the producer of the play
He is the director and producer.
The country is the world's leading oil producer.
Recent Examples of producer from the Web
Petersburg, Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin said thanks to increasing efficiency U.S. shale oil producers would likely deliver an additional 1.5 million barrels of crude a day to the market in 2018.
The Yard would be that space — although don't look for Chicago Shakespeare Theater, a vociferous and competitive producer of international work, to open it up for rent anytime soon.
Predictability is a necessity for the key industries that fit into America’s energy puzzle, especially electric utilities, oil and gas producers, and automobile manufacturers.
Annandale farmers market Producer-only vendors with farm-raised or made-from-scratch products.
Vulcan is the largest producer of construction aggregates, like gravel, sand and stone, in the United States.
Founded in 1976 by producer, playwright and actress Jackie Taylor, Black Ensemble Theater is the only African-American theater in the diverse North Side Uptown community of Chicago.
Bloomberg's Manus Cranny reports on how market leaders are reacting to OPEC and non-OPEC producers agreeing to a nine-month extension of supply cuts.
While production cuts have again bolstered oil prices, the optimism may fade, as shale producers in the United States jump back into the market and the rise of renewables dims prospects for demand.
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First Known Use of producer
PRODUCER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of producer for English Language Learners
: 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
PRODUCER Defined for Kids
Definition of producer for Students
1 : someone or something that grows or makes a product oil producers
2 : someone who prepares or finances a public presentation (as a movie)
3 : a living thing (as a green plant) that makes its own food
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