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Noun: production  pru'dúk-shun
  1. The act or process of producing something
    "Shakespeare's production of poetry was enormous"; "the production of white blood cells"
  2. A presentation for the stage, screen, radio or television
    "have you seen the new production of Hamlet?"
  3. An artifact that has been created by someone or some process
    "they export most of their agricultural production";
    - product
  4. (law) the act of exhibiting in a court of law
    "the appellate court demanded the production of all documents"
  5. The quantity of something (as a commodity) that is created (usually within a given period of time)
    "production was up in the second quarter";
    - output, yield
  6. A display that is exaggerated or unduly complicated
    "she tends to make a big production out of nothing"
  7. (economics) manufacturing, mining or growing something (usually in large quantities) for sale
    "he introduced more efficient methods of production"
  8. The creation of value or wealth by producing goods and services

Derived forms: productions

Type of: act, creation, creative activity, deed, display, exhibition, human action, human activity, indefinite quantity, industry, manufacture, presentation

Encyclopedia: Production