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English definition of “produce”

produce

verb [T] (CAUSE)    /prəˈdjuːs/ US  /-ˈduːs/
B2 to cause a reaction or result: The senator's speech produced an angry response from the opposition. Her remarks produced an awkward silence. If used on delicate skin, this cream may produce a stinging sensation.Causing things to happen
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