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1    the act of producing  
2    anything that is produced; product  
3    the amount produced or the rate at which it is produced  
4      (Economics)   the creation or manufacture for sale of goods and services with exchange value  
5    any work created as a result of literary or artistic effort  
6    the organization and presentation of a film, play, opera, etc.  
7      (Brit)   the artistic direction of a play  
a    the supervision of the arrangement, recording, and mixing of a record  
b    the overall sound quality or character of a recording  
the material is very strong but the production is poor     
9    modifier   manufactured by a mass-production process  
a production model of a car     
10    make a production (out) of  
Informal   to make an unnecessary fuss about  
  productional      adj  

agent of production  
      n      another name for       factor of production  
factor of production  
      n   a resource or input entering the production of wealth, such as land, labour, capital, etc.,   (Also called)    agent of production  
Index of Industrial Production  
      n   (in Britain) an index produced by the Central Statistical Office showing changes in the production of the primary British industries  
means of production  
      pl n   (in Marxist theory) the raw materials and means of labour (tools, machines, etc.) employed in the production process  
pair production  
      n   the production of an electron and a positron from a gamma-ray photon that passes close to an atomic nucleus  
production line  
      n   a factory system in which parts or components of the end product are transported by a conveyor through a number of different sites at each of which a manual or machine operation is performed on them without interrupting the flow of production  
production platform  
      n   (in the oil industry) a platform from which development wells are drilled that also houses a processing plant and other equipment necessary to keep an oilfield in production  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  


1    assembly, construction, creation, fabrication, formation, making, manufacture, manufacturing, origination, preparation, producing  
2    direction, management, presentation, staging  

English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  

Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
1. the art of public speaking in which gesture, vocal production, and delivery are emphasized 2.the study of formal speaking in pronunciation, grammar, style, and tone.
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