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Borrowed from Latin prōdūcere (to bring forth; to produce).



  • (Nordestino) IPA(key): [pɾɔ.du.ˈzi(h)]


produzir (first-person singular present produzo, first-person singular preterite produzi, past participle produzido)

  1. (transitive) to produce; to make (to cause to exist)
    Synonyms: fazer, criar, render, gerar
    A batida produziu um galo na minha testa.
    The blow made a bump on my forehead.
    1. (transitive, intransitive) to produce; to make; to manufacture (to create through labour)
      Synonyms: fazer, fabricar
      Essa fábrica produz biscoitos de aveia.
      This factory makes oatmeal cookies.
    2. (transitive, intransitive) to yield; to bear fruit
      Synonym: dar
      As macieiras não produziram esse ano.
      The apple trees didn’t bear fruit this year.
    3. (transitive) to do; to perform an action
      Elas haviam produzido uma ótima apresentação.
      They had presented very well.
      Synonyms: realizar, fazer
    4. (transitive) to produce (to organise and present an event)
    5. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to come true; to come to fruition
      Synonym: realizar-se
  2. (Brazil, transitive or takes a reflexive pronoun) to primp; to spruce up (to improve one’s appearance by dressing up and putting on make-up)
  3. (law) to produce; to bring forth (to present evidence or witnesses)



For quotations using this term, see Citations:produzir.

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