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pro·duc·tiv·i·ty

 (prō′dŭk-tĭv′ĭ-tē, prŏd′ək-)
n.
1. The quality of being productive.
2. Economics The rate at which goods or services are produced especially output per unit of labor.
3. Ecology The rate at which photosynthesizing or chemosynthesizing producers form organic substances that can be used as food by consumers.
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productivity

(ˌprɒdʌkˈtɪvɪtɪ)
n
1. (Commerce) the output of an industrial concern in relation to the materials, labour, etc, it employs
2. the state of being productive
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.productivity - the quality of being productive or having the power to produceproductivity - the quality of being productive or having the power to produce
fruitfulness, fecundity - the quality of something that causes or assists healthy growth
2.productivity - (economics) the ratio of the quantity and quality of units produced to the labor per unit of time
economic science, economics, political economy - the branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management
ratio - the relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient)
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productivity

noun output, production, capacity, yield, efficiency, mass production, work rate, productive capacity, productiveness The results reflected a continued improvement in productivity.
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productivity

noun
1. The quality or state of being fertile:
2. The quality of being efficient:
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Translations
إنْتَاجِيَّةإنْتاجِيَّه، قُدْرَة الإنْتاج
produktivita
produktivitet
tuottavuus
produktivnost
termelékenység
framleiîni
生産性
생산성
produktivita
produktivitet
ความสามารถในการผลิต
năng suất

productivity

[ˌprɒdʌkˈtɪvɪtɪ]
A. Nproductividad f
B. CPD productivity agreement, productivity deal N (Brit) → acuerdo m sobre productividad
productivity bonus Nprima f de productividad or rendimiento
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productivity

[ˌprɒdʌkˈtɪvɪti] nproductivité fproductivity agreement n (British)accord m de productivitéproductivity bonus nprime f à la productivitéproduct line nligne f de produitsproduct placement nplacement m de produit
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productivity

nProduktivität f; (of land)Fruchtbarkeit f, → Ergiebigkeit f; (of well, mine)Ergiebigkeit f; (of business, shop)Rentabilität f

productivity

:
productivity agreement
nProduktivitätsvereinbarung f
productivity bonus
productivity incentive
nLeistungsanreiz m
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productivity

[ˌprɒdʌkˈtɪvɪtɪ] nproduttività
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produce

(prəˈdjuːs) verb
1. to bring out. She produced a letter from her pocket.
2. to give birth to. A cow produces one or two calves a year.
3. to cause. His joke produced a shriek of laughter from the children.
4. to make or manufacture. The factory produces furniture.
5. to give or yield. The country produces enough food for the population.
6. to arrange and prepare (a theatre performance, film, television programme etc). The play was produced by Henry Dobson.
(ˈprodjuːs) noun
something that is produced, especially crops, eggs, milk etc from farms. agricultural/farm produce.
proˈducer noun
a person who produces a play, film, etc, but is usually not responsible for instructing the actors.
product (ˈprodəkt) noun
1. a result. The plan was the product of hours of thought.
2. something manufactured. The firm manufactures metal products.
3. the result of multiplying one number by another. The product of 9 and 2 is 18.
proˈduction (-ˈdakʃən) noun
1. the act or process of producing something. car-production; The production of the film cost a million dollars.
2. the amount produced, especially of manufactured goods. The new methods increased production.
3. a particular performance, or set of repeated performances, of a play etc. I prefer this production of `Hamlet' to the one I saw two years ago.
proˈductive (-ˈdaktiv) adjective
(negative unproductive) producing a lot; fruitful. productive land; Our discussion was not very productive.
productivity (prodəkˈtivəti) noun
the rate or efficiency of work especially in industrial production.
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productivity

إنْتَاجِيَّة produktivita produktivitet Produktivität παραγωγικότητα productividad tuottavuus productivité produktivnost produttività 生産性 생산성 productiviteit produktivitet wydajność produtividade производительность produktivitet ความสามารถในการผลิต verimlilik năng suất 生产力
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"I have always avoided what attracted me, and turned my back upon the point where secretly I desired to be"; and, of course, that is not the way to a free and generous productivity, in literature, or in anything else; though in literature, with Amiel at all events, it meant the fastidiousness which [33] is incompatible with any but the very best sort of production.
Accordingly, although Dryden himself frankly admitted that his talents were not especially adapted to writing plays, he proceeded to do so energetically, and continued at it, with diminishing productivity, nearly down to the end of his life, thirty-five years later.
The researchers also found that the least productive region was Wales, with London having productivity levels over double the amount of Wales.
Summary: Dubai Customs has announced that its "Productivity Engine" has been approved by the Dubai Executive Council to be used at the government departments level, WAM reported.
Keywords: Institutional factors, Research productivity, Teachers
The manufacturing sector experienced very rapid productivity growth in the United States up to the Great Recession of 2008-2009.
Yet aggregate productivity has been growing very sluggishly.
Islamabad -- National Productivity Organization (NPO), Ministry of Industries inaugurated a APO certified Workshop on Green Productivity.
BUSINESSES in Wales could add up to PS1.36bn annually to the economy if they introduced a series of measures to improve productivity, according to new research commissioned by NatWest Bank.
worker productivity rose at a much slower pace than initially estimated in the first quarter, the government reported Wednesday, suggesting the economy could struggle to maintain the current strong pace of growth.
Most companies in 2015 took advantage of implementing productivity measures as a way of getting tax breaks, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported.

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