Definition of producer in English:

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Pronunciation: /prəˈd(y)o͞osər/


1A person, company, or country that makes, grows, or supplies goods or commodities for sale: an oil producer
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  • On foreign markets it has to compete with other producers producing better commodities at lower cost.
  • When Iraq suspended oil supplies, other oil producers rushed to increase production.
  • This still leaves room for producers supplying specific goods to niche markets.
1.1A person or thing that makes or causes something: the mold is the producer of the toxin aflatoxin
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  • They are important secondary producers and food sources for a variety of marine predators.
  • We are the second largest producers of municipal waste in the world, behind the US.
  • However, these acid producers can also cause considerable damage to underground concrete pipes and other structures.
2A person responsible for the financial and managerial aspects of making of a movie or broadcast or for staging a play, opera, etc.
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  • Jews played a major part in theater and in the film industry as producers, directors and actors.
  • J. K. Rowling is one of the executive producers on the film and she controlled all the recreations.
  • Then, in 1982, the film producer David Puttnam gave me a script to read.
impresario, manager, administrator, promoter, regisseur
2.1A person who supervises the making of a musical recording, especially by determining the overall sound.
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  • An obvious example of this would be engaging a producer for a recording session.
  • London is the first of 10 stops on its quest to help modern producers and musical innovators gain some exposure.
  • Litmus will now spend a day in a recording studio with a producer and their future looks very bright.

Words that rhyme with producer

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Syllabification: pro·duc·er

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