production Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "production" - English Dictionary

See all translations

productionnoun

uk   us   /prəˈdʌk.ʃən/

production noun (MAKING)

B2 [U] the process of making or growing goods to be sold: Coke is used in the production of steel. We watched a video showing the various stages in the production of glass. The company's new model will be going into production early next year.B2 [U] the amount of something that is made or grown by a country or a company: Swedish industrial production has fallen steadily this year. Wheat production has risen over the years.
More examples

production noun (OF FILM/MUSIC)

B2 [C or U] the activity of organizing the practical and financial matters connected with the preparation of a film, play, or television or radio programme: She's hoping to get into television production. Disney's latest production (= film) looks likely to be their most successful ever. [C] a particular series of performances of a theatre entertainment such as a play or opera: They're doing a new production of Macbeth at the National Theatre. [U] the preparation and general quality of a musical recording's sound, showing the way in which the music was recorded rather than the quality of the singing and the music: George Martin did the production on the Beatles records.
More examples

production noun (BRINGING OUT)

[U] formal the act of taking something out and showing it: Entry to the club is only permitted on production (= the showing) of a membership card.
(Definition of production from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of production?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “production” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
tweet

a short remark or piece of information published on Twitter�

Word of the Day

The cake was made by my sister: how to use the passive in English.
The cake was made by my sister: how to use the passive in English.
by Liz Walter,
June 24, 2015
Look at these two sentences: My sister made the cake. The cake was made by my sister. Both these sentences mean the same. The first is an active sentence: it tells you what the sister did. The second is a passive sentence: it tells you what happened to the cake. Here are

Read More 

burger noun
burger noun
June 29, 2015
a menu on a computer screen comprising three short parallel horizontal lines which the user clicks to see options Definitely use a burger. You could put the settings in the burger menu too. Fix the settings to the bottom of the burger menu and use a vertically scrolling contact list that scrolls behind

Read More