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produceverb [T]

us   /prəˈdus/
  • produce verb [T] (MAKE)

to create something or bring into existence: Bukowski produced poetry and novels. Dairy goods and beef are produced locally.
  • produce verb [T] (ORGANIZE A SHOW)

to organize the financial and other practical matters connected with the making of a movie, play, television show, or other entertainment program: He produced a couple of wonderful films.
  • produce verb [T] (BRING OUT)

to bring something out and show it: He walked up and produced his passport.
  • produce verb [T] (CAUSE)

to cause a reaction or result: Too much coffee can produce unwanted side-effects.

producenoun [U]

us   /ˈprɑd·us, ˈproʊ·dus/
  • produce noun [U] (FOOD)

food that is grown or raised through farming, esp. fruits and vegetables: local produce
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"produce" in British English

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produceverb [T]

uk   /prəˈdʒuːs/ us   /prəˈduːs/
  • produce verb [T] (MAKE)

B1 to make something or bring something into existence: France produces a great deal of wine for export. Red blood cells are produced in the bone marrow. She works for a company that produces (= makes for sale) electrical goods. I was wondering whether I could produce a meal out of what's left in the fridge. She's asked me to produce a report on the state of the project.
When animals produce young, they give birth to them: Our cat produced four kittens during the course of the night.humorous All our friends seem to be busy producing offspring at the moment.

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producenoun [U]

uk   /ˈprɒdʒ.uːs/ us   /ˈprɑː.duːs/
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produceverb [T]

uk   /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.
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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.

producenoun [U]

uk   /ˈprɒdjuːs/ us   /prəˈduːs/ PRODUCTION
food that has been grown on a farm, especially to be sold: dairy/fresh/organic produce
(Definition of produce from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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