Meaning of “reproduce” in the English Dictionary

"reproduce" in British English

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reproduceverb

uk /ˌriː.prəˈdʒuːs/ us /ˌriː.prəˈduːs/

reproduce verb (COPY)

C1 [ I or T ] to produce a copy of something, or to be copied in a production process:

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 design unfortunately reproduced some of the problems of the earlier model.

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(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)