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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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(Definition of reproduce from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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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