noun Date: 15th century 1. a. something produced ; product b. (1) a literary or artistic work (2) a work presented to the public (as on the stage or screen or over the air) c. something exaggerated out of proportion to its importance 2. a. the act or process of producing b. the creation of utility; especially the making of goods available for use 3. total output especially of a commodity or an industry 4. often attributive something not specially designed or customized and usually mass-produced <
a production car
production housing
productional adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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