(noun) The act or process of making something into a good or service.
Example: An automotive plant building cars or a baker baking bread; the building and baking are the production.
Audio Pronunciation: (pro·duc·tion)
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- Plural: productions
- A (noun) product is created by a (noun) producer who (verb) produces through production, such a factory using a (noun) production line to make a widget.
- allocation of resources
- division of labor
- economic system
- market economy
- market exchange
- reciprocal exchange
- subsistence economy
- unit of production
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How to Cite the Definition of Production
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “production.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved March 27, 2019 (http://sociologydictionary.org/production/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
production. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from http://sociologydictionary.org/production/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “production.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed March 27, 2019. http://sociologydictionary.org/production/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“production.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 27 Mar. 2019. <http://sociologydictionary.org/production/>.