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produce

  

      vb  
1    to bring (something) into existence; yield  
2    to bring forth (a product) by mental or physical effort; make  
she produced a delicious dinner for us     
3    tr   to give birth to  
4    tr   to manufacture (a commodity)  
this firm produces cartons     
5    tr   to give rise to  
her joke produced laughter     
6    tr   to present to view  
to produce evidence     
7    to bring before the public  
he produced two plays and a film last year     
8    to conceive and create the overall sound of (a record) and supervise its arrangement, recording, and mixing  
9    tr     (Geometry)   to extend (a line)  
      n  
10    anything that is produced; product  
11    agricultural products regarded collectively  
farm produce     
     (C15: from Latin producere to bring forward, from pro-1 + ducere to lead)  
  producible      adj  
  producibility      n  


mass-produce  
      vb   tr   to manufacture (goods) to a standardized pattern on a large scale by means of extensive mechanization and division of labour  
  mass-produced      adj  
  mass-producer      n  
  mass production      n  
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produce

  

      vb  
1    compose, construct, create, develop, fabricate, invent, make, manufacture, originate, put together, turn out  
2    afford, bear, beget, breed, bring forth, deliver, engender, furnish, give, render, supply, yield  
3    bring about, cause, effect, generate, give rise to, make for, occasion, provoke, set off  
4    advance, bring forward, bring to light, demonstrate, exhibit, offer, present, put forward, set forth, show  
5    direct, do, exhibit, mount, present, put before the public, put on, show, stage  
6      (Geometry)   extend, lengthen, prolong, protract  
      n  
7    crop, fruit and vegetables, greengrocery, harvest, product, yield  

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Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
adj.
tending to produce a pyruvate residue in metabolism which undergoes conversion to a carbohydrate (as glucose) and is eventually stored as a complex carbohydrate (as glycogen)
[Med.]
n.
drug that produces mydriasis
n.
economic player that both produces and consumes a good or service
portmanteau word: producer + consumer. Linked to mass costumisation
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