Definition of producer noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//prəˈdjuːsə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//prəˈduːsər//
    People in radio, TV people, Professions, Film people, People in theatre
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  1. 1  a person, a company or a country that grows or makes food, goods or materials French wine producers Libya is a major oil producer. compare consumer
  2. 2  a person who is in charge of the practical and financial aspects of making a film/movie or a play Hollywood screenwriters, actors and producers compare director (2) See related entries: Professions, Film people, People in theatre
  3. 3a person or company that arranges for somebody to make a programme for radio or television, or a record, CD, etc. an independent television producer See related entries: People in radio, TV people
  4. Word Familyproduce verbproducer nounproduction nounproductive adjective (unproductive)productively adverbproduct nounproduce nounExtra examples He’s been a top producer and mixer for the past decade. She was keen to take on the role of producer. We commission TV shows from independent producers. a very efficient wine producer commissioning programmes from independent producers legendary producer Phil Ramone one of the world’s largest meat producers organic producers of meat, eggs and dairy products specialist producers of high-quality British beef the commercial pork producers in the region the world’s fifth-largest wine producer British milk producers The country is one of the world’s largest oil producers.
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