reproduce Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “reproduce” in the English Dictionary

"reproduce" in British English

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reproduceverb

uk   /ˌriː.prəˈdjuːs/  us   /-ˈduːs/

reproduce verb (COPY)

C1 [I or T] to ​produce a ​copy of something, or to be ​copied in a ​productionprocess: His ​work was reproduced on ​leaflets and ​magazines. They said the ​printing was too ​faint to reproduce well. [T] to show or do something again: The new ​designunfortunately reproduced some of the ​problems of the ​earliermodel.
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reproduce verb (PRODUCE YOUNG)

C2 [I or T] When ​living things reproduce, they ​produceyoungplants, ​animals, etc.: These ​plants can reproduce ​sexually and ​asexually. Some ​creatures were ​better at ​surviving and reproducing themselves than ​others.
(Definition of reproduce from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"reproduce" in American English

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reproduceverb [I/T]

 us   /ˌri·prəˈdus/

reproduce verb [I/T] (PRODUCE NEW LIFE)

biology (of ​living things) to ​produce a new ​living thing of the same ​type as itself

reproduce verb [I/T] (COPY)

to ​produce a ​copy of something, or to show or do something again: [T] The ​design was reproduced on T-shirts.
(Definition of reproduce from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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