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verb     reproduce pronunciation in American English
Word Forms
present tense
present participlereproducing
past tensereproduced
past participlereproduced
  1. 1
    [transitive] to make a copy of something such as a picture, a piece of writing, or a musical sound

    Darwin’s original Introduction is reproduced on page 6.

    reproduce something accurately/faithfully/exactly:

    The bleak tone of the novel is reproduced faithfully in the movie.

  2. 2
    [transitive] to repeat something so that it happens in the same way as before

    We were unable to reproduce the results of the original experiment.

    It’s quite difficult to reproduce the recipe exactly.

  3. 3
    [intransitive/transitive] biology to have babies, or to produce young animals or plants

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