reproduce

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re- +‎ produce

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reproduce (third-person singular simple present reproduces, present participle reproducing, simple past and past participle reproduced)

  1. (transitive) To produce an image or copy of.
  2. (transitive or intransitive, biology) To generate or propagate offspring or organisms sexually or asexually.
    • 2021 December 3, Thai PBS, “Constitutional Court’s full verdict enrages LGBT community, rights defenders”, in Thai PBS World[1], Bangkok: Thai Public Broadcasting Service, retrieved 2021-12-04:
      The 12-page ruling notes that “Marriage is when a man and a woman are willing to live together, to build a husband and wife relationship to reproduce their offspring [] . Marriage is, therefore, reserved for only a man and a woman.” Other parts in the verdict also mention that members of the LGBTQIA+ community cannot reproduce, as it is against nature, and that people of those communities are no different to other animals with strange behaviours or physical features.
  3. (transitive) To produce again; to recreate.
  4. (transitive) To bring something to mind; to recall.

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

re- +‎ produce

Verb[edit]

a reproduce (third-person singular present reproduc, past participle reprodus3rd conj.

  1. to reproduce

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reproduce

  1. inflection of reproducir:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative