Economics. the creation of value; the producing of articles having exchange value.
the total amount produced: Production is up this month.
a work of literature or art.
the act of presenting for display; presentation; exhibition: the production of evidence in support of the case.
Informal. an unnecessarily or exaggeratedly complicated situation or activity: That child makes a production out of going to bed.
the organization and presentation of a dramatic entertainment.
the entertainment itself: an expensive production.
regularly manufactured; not custom-made, specially produced, or experimental: a production model.
- pro·duc·tion·al, adjective
- non·pro·duc·tion, noun, adjective
- su·per·pro·duc·tion, noun
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How to use production in a sentence
Suffice to say it will be a fabulous season of proven hit productions at the beach.D.C. theater scene adapts with films, concerts, and more | Patrick Folliard | September 17, 2020 | Washington Blade
He warned that politics should have no place in the production of a vaccine.Biden questions whether a vaccine approved by Trump would be safe | Sean Sullivan | September 16, 2020 | Washington Post
Palms that produce mangled fruit have an altered molecular switch that interferes with expression levels of genes relevant to healthy fruit production.The Environmental Headache in Your Shampoo - Issue 90: Something Green | Anastasia Bendebury & Michael Shilo DeLay | September 16, 2020 | Nautilus
Meanwhile, scripted and unscripted shows have returned to physical production.How the future of TV and streaming has – and hasn’t – been reshaped so far by 2020 | Tim Peterson | September 16, 2020 | Digiday
Other metrics, like investment and industrial production growth, have shown stronger signs of recovery.China retail sales are finally growing—but remain the ‘weakest link’ in China’s recovery | Naomi Xu Elegant | September 15, 2020 | Fortune
I think we handled it as well as we could have, given the exigencies of production.‘Archer’ Creator Adam Reed Spills Season 6 Secrets, From Surreal Plotlines to Life Post-ISIS | Marlow Stern | January 8, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Total oil production figures include crude oil, natural gas liquids, and other liquid energy products.
But with the pipeline, transportation costs drop and production would be higher.
The trio formed the Sad Boys collective, with Sherm and Gud on production and Lean manning the mic.The Cult of Yung Lean: ‘I’m Building An Anarchistic Society From the Ground Up’ | Marlow Stern | January 4, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Google itself has taken a break and put plans for mass production on hold.You Were Wrong About Miley & Bitcoin: 2014’s Failed Predictions | Nina Strochlic | December 31, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The improvement of transport still further swelled the volume of production.
Of the extent of this increased power of production we can only speak in general terms.
In the preceding chapter an examination has been made of the purely mechanical side of the era of machine production.
The carrying of these heavy government debts is a question of the future production of goods, of commerce, and of saving.Readings in Money and Banking | Chester Arthur Phillips
The imitative impulse prompting to the production of the semblance of something appears very early in child-life.Children's Ways | James Sully
British Dictionary definitions for production
the act of producing
anything that is produced; product
the amount produced or the rate at which it is produced
economics the creation or manufacture for sale of goods and services with exchange value
any work created as a result of literary or artistic effort
the organization and presentation of a film, play, opera, etc
British the artistic direction of a play
the supervision of the arrangement, recording, and mixing of a record
the overall sound quality or character of a recording: the material is very strong but the production is poor
(modifier) manufactured by a mass-production process: a production model of a car
make a production out of or make a production of informal to make an unnecessary fuss about
- productional, adjective
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