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English definition of “generate”

generate

verb [T] (MAKE ENERGY)    /ˈdʒen.ər.eɪt/ US  /-ɚ-/
B2 to produce energy in a particular form : The wind farm may be able to generate enough electricity / power for 2,000 homes .Creating and producingInventing, designing and innovationElectricity and electronics
(Definition of generate verb (MAKE ENERGY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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