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English definition of “yield”

yield

verb [T]     /jiːld/
FINANCE to supply or produce a profit , income , etc.: The stake , analysts say, could yield $700m a year in revenue . British shares currently yield 3.3%.yield profit/returns Even the most unglamorous sectors of the market can yield big returns .
PRODUCTION to supply or produce a crop , product , etc.: Oil fields and reserves are yielding more oil than had been thought possible , because of technological advances .
to supply or produce information , results , etc.: yield benefits/information/results Subsequent product tests yielded better results . His emails to company executives yielded no response .
(Definition of yield verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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