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producernoun [C]

 us   /prəˈdu·sər/

producer noun [C] (MAKER)

a ​company, ​country, or ​person that makes things, usually for ​sale, esp. things made by an ​industrialprocess or ​grown or ​obtained from the ​ground: a producer of ​automobiles/​wheat
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producernoun [C]

uk   /prəˈdjuː.sər/  us   /-ˈduː.sɚ/

producer noun [C] (FILM/MUSIC)

B2 a ​person who makes the ​practical and ​financialarrangementsneeded to make a ​film, ​play, or ​television or ​radioprogramme: a ​Hollywood/​movie producer
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a ​person who makes the ​practical and ​financialarrangementsneeded to make a CD or other ​recording: a ​record producer
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producer noun [C] (MAKER)

C1 a ​company, ​country, or ​person that ​providesgoods, ​especially those that are ​produced by an ​industrialprocess or ​grown or ​obtained through ​farming, usually in ​largeamounts: egg producers gas/​oil producers Australia is one of the world's ​main producers ofwool.
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producernoun [C]

uk   /prəˈdjuːsər/  us   /prəˈduːsər/
PRODUCTION a country, ​company, or ​person that makes ​goods or that ​growsfood in large ​amounts: a producer of sth The ​group is the world's biggest producer of copper, ​supplying around 6% of ​globaloutput. a gas/​oil/​steel producer
HR a ​person or ​company that is ​responsible for the practical and ​financialarrangements for a film, ​televisionprogramme, etc.: He is the creator and ​executive producer of the popular new TV ​series. a film/Hollywood/​television producer
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