Meaning of REPRODUCTION in English


/ ˌriːprəˈdʌkʃn; NAmE / noun


[ U ] the act or process of producing babies, young animals or plants :

sexual reproduction


[ U ] the act or process of producing copies of a document, book, picture, etc. :

Use a black pen on white paper to ensure good reproduction.


[ U ] the process of recording sounds onto tapes, records, videos, etc. :

Digital recording gives excellent sound reproduction.


[ C ] a thing that has been reproduced, especially a copy of a work of art :

a catalogue with colour reproductions of the paintings for sale

reproduction furniture (= furniture made as a copy of an earlier style)

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