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produce

verb [T] uk   /prəˈdjuːs/ us    /-ˈduːs/

produce verb [T] (MAKE)

B1 to make something or bring something into existence: France produces a great deal of wine for export. Red blood cells are produced in the bone marrow. She works for a company that produces (= makes for sale) electrical goods. I was wondering whether I could produce a meal out of what's left in the fridge. She's asked me to produce a report on the state of the project.Creating and producingInventing, designing and innovation When animals produce young, they give birth to them: Our cat produced four kittens during the course of the night.humorous All our friends seem to be busy producing offspring at the moment.Animal reproduction

produce verb [T] (CAUSE)

B2 to cause a reaction or result: The senator's speech produced an angry response from the opposition. Her remarks produced an awkward silence. If used on delicate skin, this cream may produce a stinging sensation.Causing things to happen

produce verb [T] (FILM/MUSIC)

to organize the practical and financial matters connected with the preparation of a film, play, or television or radio programme
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Production, direction and recordingBroadcasting in general
to be in charge of making a musical recording and to be responsible for the arrangement of the music, the combination of the different instruments or voices and the general sound of itRecording sounds and images

produce verb [T] (BRING OUT)

C1 to bring something out from somewhere and show it: He produced a letter from his desk that he asked me to read. One of the men suddenly produced a knife from his pocket.Showing and demonstrating

produce verb [T] (RESULT IN)

to result in or discover something, especially proof: A lengthy police investigation failed to produce any evidence on which the suspect could be convicted.Causing things to happen

produce

noun [U] uk   /ˈprɒd.juːs/ us    /ˈprɑː.djuːs/
C2 food or any other substance or material that is grown or obtained through farming: agricultural/dairy/fresh produceFarming - general words
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