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produce

verb [T]
 
 
/prəˈdjuːs/ US   /prəˈduːs/ PRODUCTION
to make or grow something to be sold: Foreign-owned companies now produce a quarter of our manufacturing output. Unlike ethanol made from corn, not a drop of cellulosic ethanol is being commercially produced. →  See also mass produce
to make a particular thing happen: The arrival of competition in the telecoms industry produced a surge of talent and innovation.
to organize the practical and financial arrangements for a film, television programme, etc.: He produced several current-affairs programmes before being appointed Chairman of the channel.
to provide something to be examined: Consultants produced a report recommending that 1,200 posts be cut.
(Definition of produce verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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