production

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

Definition of production

  1. 1a :  something produced :  productb (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

  2. 2a :  the act or process of producingb :  the creation of utility; especially :  the making of goods available for use

  3. 3 :  total output especially of a commodity or an industry

  4. 4 often attributive :  something not specially designed or customized and usually mass-produced a production car production housing

productional

play \-shnəl, -shə-nəl\ adjective

Examples of production in a Sentence

  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

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First Known Use of production

15th century

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PRODUCTION Defined for English Language Learners

production

play
noun

Definition of production for English Language Learners

  • : 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.


PRODUCTION Defined for Kids

production

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noun pro·duc·tion \prə-ˈdək-shən\

Definition of production for Students

  1. 1 :  something prepared for public presentation a television production

  2. 2 :  the act of manufacturing production of cars

  3. 3 :  the amount brought forth Miners have increased production of coal.



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