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Pronunciation:  pru'dukshun

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  1. [n]  the act or process of producing something; "Shakespeare's production of poetry was enormous"; "the production of white blood cells"
  2. [n]  (economics) manufacturing or mining or growing something (usually in large quantities) for sale; "he introduced more efficient methods of production"
  3. [n]  (law) the act of exhibiting in a court of law; "the appellate court demanded the production of all documents"
  4. [n]  the amount of an artifact that has been created by someone or some process; "they improve their product every year"; "they export most of their agricultural production"
  5. [n]  a presentation for the stage or screen or radio or television; "have you seen the new production of Hamlet?"

PRODUCTION is a 10 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: product
 See Also: act, book, boring, brainchild, breeding, brewing, byproduct, by-product, canalisation, canalization, capacity, coup de theatre, creation, cultivation, devising, drilling, end product, excavation, exhibition, fashioning, foliation, fruit, generation, growing, human action, human activity, industry, inspiration, job, magazine, making, manufacture, mining, newspaper, oil production, output, output, outturn, overproduction, overrun, paper, piece of work, presentation, quarrying, rainmaking, spin-off, staging, steel production, theatrical production, turnery, turnout, underproduction, volume, work, yield, yield



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Pro*duc"tion\, n. [L. productio a lengthening,
prolonging: cf. F. production. See {Produce}. ]
1. The act or process or producing, bringing forth, or
   exhibiting to view; as, the production of commodities, of
   a witness.

2. That which is produced, yielded, or made, whether
   naturally, or by the application of intelligence and
   labor; as, the productions of the earth; the productions
   of handicraft; the productions of intellect or genius.

3. The act of lengthening out or prolonging.

Syn: Product; produce; fruit; work; performance; composition.

 Definition: the conversion of natural resources to usable forms.