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"product" in British English

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uk   /ˈprɒd.ʌkt/  us   /ˈprɑː.dʌkt/
  • product noun (THING MADE)

B1 [C or U] something that is made to be ​sold, usually something that is ​produced by an ​industrialprocess or, less ​commonly, something that is ​grown or ​obtained through ​farming: They do a ​range of skin-care products. The product is so good it ​sells itself. I'm ​trying to ​cut down on dairy products.
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a/the product of sth
a/the ​result of something: A ​figure like that is usually the product of many ​hoursspent in the ​gym. She had a very ​happychildhood, and I ​guess her ​confidence is a product of that.

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  • product noun (IN MATHEMATICS)

[C] specialized mathematics the ​result you get when two or more ​numbers are ​multiplied together: The product of 6 and 3 is 18.
(Definition of product from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"product" in American English

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productnoun [C]

 us   /ˈprɑd·əkt, -ʌkt/
  • product noun [C] (THING MADE)

something that is made to be ​sold, esp. something ​produced by an ​industrialprocess or something that is ​grown or ​raised through ​farming: industrial products A new product can ​require two ​years to ​develop.
  • product noun [C] (RESULT)

a ​resultobtained from experiencing something: She’s a product of the city’s ​publicschools.
mathematics A product is the ​number you get when you ​multiplynumbers: The product of 6 and 3 is 18.
chemistry A product is also the ​substance that ​results from a ​chemicalreaction between other ​substances.
(Definition of product from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"product" in Business English

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uk   us   /ˈprɒdʌkt/
[C or U] PRODUCTION something that is ​manufactured or ​grown to be ​sold, usually in large ​quantities: sell/launch/withdraw a product The ​manufacturers had to ​withdraw the product because of a ​designfault. We ​aim to ​develop more quality products over the coming ​year. oil/​steel products agricultural/dairy products
[C] FINANCE a ​service that ​customers can ​buy from a ​financialorganization to ​invest or ​savemoney: financial/insurance/investment, etc. product Improvement of the bank's ​financial product ​rangeformedpart of the ​takeoverbid.
(Definition of product from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “product”
in Arabic مُنْتَج…
in Korean 생산물, 제품…
in Portuguese produto…
in Catalan producte…
in Japanese 製品, 生産物…
in Chinese (Simplified) 产品, 产物…
in Turkish ürün, mahsul…
in Russian продукция, изделие, продукт…
in Chinese (Traditional) 產品, 產物…
in Italian prodotto…
in Polish produkt, wyrób…
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