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"reproduction" in British English

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reproductionnoun

uk   /ˌriː.prəˈdʌk.ʃən/  us   /ˌriː.prəˈdʌk.ʃən/
(Definition of reproduction from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"reproduction" in American English

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reproductionnoun

 us   /ˌri·prəˈdʌk·ʃən/
  • reproduction noun (PRODUCE NEW LIFE)

[U] the act or process of producing new life
(Definition of reproduction from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"reproduction" in Business English

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reproductionnoun

uk   us   /ˌriːprəˈdʌkʃən/
[C] COMMERCE a copy of something, especially a work of art or a piece of furniture: The museum sells cheap reproductions of some of its key artefacts.
[U] the process of copying something such as a book, document, or photograph: Allow plenty of time for the physical typing and reproduction of your report. They used a new photo reproduction technique. Digital reproduction methods make the task much easier.

reproductionadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˌriːprəˈdʌkʃən/ COMMERCE
used to describe something that is not original but a copy of something else: They supply reproduction furniture to high-class hotels. We sell reproduction beams and wood panelling.
(Definition of reproduction from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“reproduction” in British English

“reproduction” in Business English

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