Among the losses we suffer, from the causes mentioned, the non-production of new inventions is by no means the least.
The excuse given for non-production of authority was that the addressee was asleep.
The consequence is, that manufactured commodities become scarce and dear, from non-production.
The manner of the production of souls, or rather their non-production is admirably well set down in Plotinus, See, Ennead.
If he must see Lord Averil—and there could be no escape—what should be his plea for the non-production of those deeds?
The prisoner's counsel saw the necessity of exhibiting it, or giving some reasonable explanation for its non-production.
Perhaps the non-production of Mahomet may be a loss to Literature and the Drama.
c.1400, "a coming into being," from Old French production "production, exhibition" (13c.) and directly from Medieval Latin productionem (nominative productio), from past participle stem of Latin producere "bring forth" (see produce (v.)). Meaning "that which is produced" is mid-15c. Colloquial sense of "fuss, commotion" is from 1941, transferred from meaning "theatrical performance" (1894).