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unit of production

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

Pronunciation Usage Guide

Syllabification: u·nit of pro·duc·tion

Audio Pronunciation

– American English
– British English

Phonetic Spelling

  • American English – /yOO-nuht uhv pruh-dUHk-shuhn/
  • British English – /yOO-nit UHv pruh-dUHk-shuhn/

International Phonetic Alphabet

  • American English – /ˈjunət ʌv prəˈdʌkʃən/
  • British English – /ˈjuːnɪt ɒv prəˈdʌkʃən/

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 June 6, 2020 (http://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 http://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 June 6, 2020. http://sociologydictionary.org/unit-of-production/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“unit of production.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 6 Jun. 2020. <http://sociologydictionary.org/unit-of-production/>.