Production meaning

prə-dŭkshən, prō-
Production is the process of making, harvesting or creating something or the amount of something that was made or harvested.

An example of production is the creation of furniture.

An example of production is harvesting corn to eat.

An example of production is the amount of corn produced.

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The act or process of producing.
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The definition of a production is a theatrical performance or a piece of music.

An example of a production is a play.

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A situation or display that is exaggerated or unduly complicated.

Made a production out of the birthday party.

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The rate of producing or amount produced.
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Response to a request to produce in which items requested are put forth or given to opposing party.
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The act of bringing something forward, out etc. for use or consideration. [from 15th c.]
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(econ.) The creation of economic value; producing of goods and services.
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The act of producing, making or creating something. [from 15th c.]

The widget making machine is being used for production now.

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The making of a film or video, specif., the phase involving actual shooting.
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Designating or of a product, as a motor vehicle or boat, made in quantity for general sale.
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The act of being produced.

The widgets are coming out of production now.

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He made a simple meal into a huge production.

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That which is manufactured or is ready for manufacturing in volume (as opposed to a prototype or conceptual model)

This is the final production model.

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The total amount produced.

They hope to increase spaghetti production next year.

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The presentation of a theatrical work.

We went to a production of Hamlet.

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The creation of value or wealth by producing goods and services.
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The act of lengthening out or prolonging.
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The total output, as of a commodity.

Increased production at the plant.

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Something produced; a product.
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make a production (out) of
  • to dwell on, fuss over, elaborate, etc. needlessly and annoyingly
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Origin of production

  • Latin productio a lengthening, prolonging: compare French production. See produce.

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