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Definition of Unit of Production

(noun) The individual or group responsible for making something.

Example of Unit of Production

  • Basket weavers within a society are the unit of production for producing baskets.

Unit of Production Pronunciation

  • IPA Pronunciation
    • American English
      • /ˈjunət əv prəˈdəkʃ(ə)n/
      • /ˈjunət əv proʊˈdəkʃ(ə)n/
      • /ˈjunət ə prəˈdəkʃ(ə)n/
      • /ˈjunət ə proʊˈdəkʃ(ə)n/
    • British English
      • /ˈjuːnɪt ɒv prəˈdʌkʃn/
      • /ˈjuːnɪt əv prəˈdʌkʃn/
      • /ˈjuːnɪt ə prəˈdʌkʃn/
  • Syllabification: (u·nit of pro·duc·tion)

Usage Note

  • Plural: units of production

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Cite the Definition of Unit of Production

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “unit of production.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved October 16, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/unit-of-production/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

unit of production. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/unit-of-production/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “unit of production.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed October 16, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/unit-of-production/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“unit of production.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 16 Oct. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/unit-of-production/>.