Definition of production
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
2a : the act or process of producingb : the creation of utility; especially : the making of goods available for use
3 : total output especially of a commodity or an industry
4 often attrib : something not specially designed or customized and usually mass-produced <a production car> <production housing>
productionalplay \-shnəl, -shə-nəl\ adjective
Examples of production in a sentence
the production of grain weapons
the body's production of red blood cells
I took a course in film production.
He has a job in television production.
We saw a stage production of the novel.
The director wants her in his next production.
the annual production of coal
a rise in oil production
First Known Use of production
PRODUCTION Defined for English Language Learners
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
Definition of production for Students
1 : something prepared for public presentation <a television production>
2 : the act of manufacturing <production of cars>
3 : the amount brought forth <Miners have increased production of coal.>
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