means of production

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Etymology[edit]

Loan translation of German Produktionsmittel, coined by Karl Marx.

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means of production (plural means of production)

  1. (economics, Marxism) The combination of the means of labor, such as machines, tools, and equipment, and the subject of labor used by workers to make products.

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