productivity

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noun pro·duc·tiv·i·ty \ˌprō-dək-ˈti-və-tē, ˌprä-, prə-ˌdək-\

Definition of productivity

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being productive

  2. 2 :  the rate per unit area or per unit volume at which biomass consumable as food by other organisms is made by producers

Examples of productivity in a Sentence

  1. The country has low agricultural productivity.

  2. The company is looking for ways to improve worker productivity.

  3. There has been an increase in productivity.

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1808

First Known Use of productivity

1808


PRODUCTIVITY Defined for English Language Learners

productivity

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Definition of productivity for English Language Learners

  • : the rate at which goods are produced or work is completed



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