Meaning of PRODUCTION in English

PRODUCTION

noun

1 making/growing sth

ADJECTIVE

▪ full , full-scale

The machine will go into full ~ in November 2002.

▪ large-scale , mass , volume

▪ increased

▪ peak

the days of peak oil ~

▪ small-scale

▪ efficient

▪ annual

▪ domestic

▪ global , worldwide

▪ automobile ( esp. AmE ), car ( esp. BrE )

▪ coal , electricity , energy , gas , oil

▪ cotton , textile

▪ agricultural , beef , corn , crop , food , fruit , hog ( AmE ), livestock , meat , milk , pork , poultry , wheat

▪ factory , industrial

▪ steel

▪ organic

These substances are not allowed in organic ~.

▪ sustainable

sustainable crop ~

▪ artistic

Naples surpassed Rome as a centre/center of artistic ~ in the 18th century.

▪ antibody , egg , hormone , insulin , mucus , testosterone , etc.

… OF PRODUCTION

▪ level , volume

The increase in volume of ~ brought down the price of the goods.

▪ rate

The rate of ~ was greater in Saskatchewan than in Alberta.

VERB + PRODUCTION

▪ be in

That particular model is no longer in ~.

▪ go into

▪ go out of

▪ begin , enter , start

The new model will enter ~ in 2009.

They are going to start ~ of the car next year.

▪ resume

The country has resumed normal oil ~.

▪ boost , encourage , expand , improve , increase , maximize , promote , step up , stimulate

▪ control , regulate

▪ cut , cut back , cut back on

▪ block , decrease , disrupt , hinder , inhibit , reduce , suppress

Green tea inhibits the ~ of this enzyme.

▪ cease , halt , stop

▪ speed up

▪ outsource

Buyers have increasingly outsourced ~ to lower-cost regions.

PRODUCTION + VERB

▪ increase , rise

▪ fall

PRODUCTION + NOUN

▪ facility , line , plant

a car ~ plant

▪ methods , process , system , technique

▪ design

▪ schedule

a tough ~ schedule

▪ run

special ~ runs of key components

▪ assistant , company , crew , designer , director , manager , staff , team , worker

▪ costs

▪ capacity , level , quota , volume

▪ quality

the movie's direction and ~ quality

PHRASES

▪ a cut in ~ , a fall in ~

▪ an increase in ~ , a rise in ~

▪ the means of ~

They believed that power largely derives from ownership of the means of ~.

2 play, film/movie, etc.

ADJECTIVE

▪ successful

▪ controversial

▪ lavish

▪ low-budget , low-cost

▪ original

I had seen the original ~ in 1956.

▪ amateur , professional

▪ stage

▪ studio

This is not a big studio ~.

▪ Broadway , off-Broadway , West End , etc.

▪ local

a local amateur ~ of ‘The Sound of Music’

▪ touring

a touring ~ of ‘Cats’

▪ school

▪ television , TV , video

▪ film ( esp. BrE ), movie ( esp. AmE )

▪ theatre/theater , theatrical

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