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English definition of “generate”

generate

verb [T] (CREATE)    /ˈdʒen.ər.eɪt/ US  /-ɚ-/
B2 to cause something to exist: Her latest film has generated a lot of interest/excitement. The new development will generate 1,500 new jobs. These measures will increase the club's ability to generate revenue/income.Creating and producingInventing, designing and innovation
(Definition of generate verb (CREATE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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