Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “production”

See all translations

production

noun
 
 
/prəˈdʌkʃən/
MAKING [U] B2 the process of making or growing something: Sand is used in the production of glass. The new model goes into production (= starts being made) next year.Creating and producingInventing, designing and innovation
AMOUNT [U] B2 the amount of something that is made or grown: We need to increase production by 20%.Creating and producingInventing, designing and innovationProducts and producersBuying and selling in general
PERFORMANCE [C] a performance or series of performances of a play or show: a school production of 'Romeo and Juliet'Spectacles and performances
ORGANIZING FILM/PLAY [U] B2 the job of controlling how a film, play, programme, or musical recording is made: She wants a career in TV production.Production, direction and recording
(Definition of production from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “production” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

cold snap

a short period of cold weather

Word of the Day

Cleavage proves divisive in Cambridge’s words of 2014

by Alastair Horne,
December 19, 2014
​​​​ Other dictionaries may choose faddish novelties as their words of the year, but here at Cambridge, we like to do something different. We look for the words that have seen sudden surges in searches over the course of the year – words that have been baffling users of English and driven them

Read More 

cinderella surgery noun

December 15, 2014
cosmetic surgery to the feet We have all heard of people having nose jobs, boob jobs and liposuction – but now a new trend growing in popularity in America: Cinderella surgery.

Read More