Definition of “product” - English Dictionary

“product” in British English

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uk /ˈprɒd.ʌkt/ us /ˈprɑː.dʌkt/

product noun (THING MADE)

B1 [ C or U ] something that is made to be sold, usually something that is produced by an industrial process or, less commonly, something that is grown or obtained through farming:

They do a range of skin-care products.
The product is so good it sells itself.
I'm trying to cut down on dairy products.
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a/the product of sth

a/the result of something:

A figure like that is usually the product of many hours spent in the gym.
She had a very happy childhood, and I guess her confidence is a product of that.

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product noun (IN CHEMISTRY)

specialized chemistry a substance formed in a chemical reaction


(Definition of “product” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“product” in American English

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productnoun [ C ]

us /ˈprɑd·əkt, -ʌkt/

product noun [ C ] (THING MADE)

something that is made to be sold, esp. something produced by an industrial process or something that is grown or raised through farming:

industrial products
A new product can require two years to develop.

product noun [ C ] (RESULT)

a result obtained from experiencing something:

She’s a product of the city’s public schools.

mathematics A product is the number you get when you multiply numbers:

The product of 6 and 3 is 18.

chemistry A product is also the substance that results from a chemical reaction between other substances.

(Definition of “product” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

“product” in Business English

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uk /ˈprɒdʌkt/ us

[ C or U ] PRODUCTION something that is manufactured or grown to be sold, usually in large quantities:

sell/launch/withdraw a product The manufacturers had to withdraw the product because of a design fault.
We aim to develop more quality products over the coming year.
oil/steel products
agricultural/dairy products

[ C ] FINANCE a service that customers can buy from a financial organization to invest or save money:

financial/insurance/investment, etc. product Improvement of the bank's financial product range formed part of the takeover bid.

(Definition of “product” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)