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verb [transitive] generate pronunciation in American English /ˈdʒenəˌreɪt/
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present tense
present participlegenerating
past tensegenerated
past participlegenerated
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  1. 1
    to make money
    The business is not generating enough revenue to cover its costs.
    More and more of the money in state budgets is generated by state and local lotteries.
  2. 2
    to create jobs or work
    The new car factory will generate a lot of jobs in the area.
  3. 3
    to make a lot of people express feelings or opinions about something
    The advertising campaign generated a lot of interest in our work.
    the controversy generated by the report
  4. 5
    to produce power
    75% of France’s electricity is generated by nuclear reactors.


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