reproduce

reproduce
[[t]ri͟ːprədju͟ːs, AM -du͟ːs[/t]]
reproduces, reproducing, reproduced
1) VERB If you try to reproduce something, you try to copy it.

[V n] I shall not try to reproduce the policemen's English...

[V n] The effect has proved hard to reproduce.

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2) VERB If you reproduce a picture, speech, or a piece of writing, you make a photograph or printed copy of it.

[V n] We are grateful to you for permission to reproduce this article.

3) VERB If you reproduce an action or an achievement, you repeat it.

[V n] If we can reproduce the form we have shown in the last couple of months we will be successful.

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4) VERB When people, animals, or plants reproduce, they produce young.

...a society where women are defined by their ability to reproduce...

[V pron-refl] We are reproducing ourselves at such a rate that our numbers threaten the ecology of the planet.

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reproduction [[t]ri͟ːprədʌ̱kʃ(ə)n[/t]] N-UNCOUNT

Genes are those tiny bits of biological information swapped in sexual reproduction.

...the acids which are vital for normal cell reproduction.


English dictionary. 2008.

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  • reproduce — REPRODÚCE, reproduc, vb. III. 1. tranz. A reda cu exactitate ceea ce este scris, ceea ce a spus sau a făcut cineva. ♦ A imita felul de a fi, gesturile, mimica cuiva. 2. refl. A reactualiza în memorie idei, cunoştinţe însuşite în cursul… …   Dicționar Român

  • Reproduce — Re pro*duce (r? pr? d?s ), v. t. To produce again. Especially: (a) To bring forward again; as, to reproduce a witness; to reproduce charges; to reproduce a play. (b) To cause to exist again. [1913 Webster] Those colors are unchangeable, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reproduce — I verb beget, breed, bring forth, conceive, copy, create, do again, double, duplicate, engender, father, fecundate, fructify, generate, give birth to, imitate, make again, manifold, mirror, multiply, parallel, portray, procreate, progenerate,… …   Law dictionary

  • reproduce — [v1] make more copies of carbon*, clone, copy, do again, dupe*, duplicate, echo, emulate, engross, follow, imitate, knock off, manifold, match, mimeo*, mimeograph, mirror, parallel, photocopy, photograph, photostat, pirate, portray, print,… …   New thesaurus

  • reproduce — 1610s, to produce again; see RE (Cf. re ) again + PRODUCE (Cf. produce) (v.), probably on model of Fr. reproduire (16c.). Sense of make a copy is first recorded 1850; that of produce offspring is from 1894 …   Etymology dictionary

  • reproduce — propagate, *generate, engender, breed, beget, get, sire, procreate Analogous words: produce, *bear, yield: multiply (See INCREASE) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • reproduce — ► VERB 1) produce a copy or representation of. 2) recreate in a different medium or context. 3) (of an organism) produce offspring. DERIVATIVES reproducer noun reproducible adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • reproduce — [rē΄prə do͞os′, rē΄prədyo͞os′] vt. reproduced, reproducing to produce again; make, form, or bring into existence again or anew in some way; specif., a) to produce by generation or propagation; bring forth one or more other individuals of (the… …   English World dictionary

  • reproduce — verb 1 produce a copy of sth; produce sth again ADVERB ▪ accurately, exactly, faithfully ▪ The painting is reproduced very accurately. ▪ The book s characters are faithfully reproduced in the movie. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • reproduce — 01. The study of genetic mutation from one generation to another was done on fruit flies because they [reproduce] so quickly. 02. The Leonardo da Vinci exhibit at the museum featured a number of [reproductions] of some of his most famous works.… …   Grammatical examples in English


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