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Definition of "production" []

  • The act or process of producing: timber used for the production of lumber and paper. (noun)
  • The fact or process of being produced: a movie going into production. (noun)
  • The creation of value or wealth by producing goods and services. (noun)
  • The total output, as of a commodity: increased production at the plant. (noun)
  • Something produced; a product: "Of all the productions of land, milk is perhaps the most perishable” ( Adam Smith). (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "production" in a sentence
  • "One conclusion of an expert after visiting several FCR production plants in Kenya is, that FCR tiles are a highly suitable technology for village level production”,,,, If we accept this we need to consider ways of accelerating their dissemination through local manufacture of the hardware together with supplementary promotional activities such as training courses for small manufacturers, demonstrations for building authorities and contractors, etc."
  • "Mines, factories and mills of all kinds, large business houses and stores, together with those farms whose owners would employ hired labor for the production of goods to be sold at profit, would all be looked upon as being among the _principal means of production_."
  • "_Capital employed in production is wholly consumed in the process of production_."