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English definition of “reproduction”

reproduction

noun uk   /ˌriː.prəˈdʌk.ʃən/ us  

reproduction noun (PRODUCING YOUNG)

C2 [U] the process of having babies, producing young, or producing new plants: human/sexual reproduction We are researching reproduction in elephants/the reproduction of elephants.

reproduction noun (COPY)

C1 [C or U] a copy of something, especially a painting, or the process of copying something: The book contains excellent colour reproductions of Monet's paintings. This system has excellent sound reproduction.
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