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reproduction

noun
     
re‧pro‧duc‧tion
1 [uncountable]HBMB the act or process of producing babies, young animals, or plants:
Scientists studied the reproduction, diet, and health of the dolphins.
2 [uncountable]TCRTCN the act of producing a copy of a book, picture, piece of music etc
reproduction of
Unauthorized reproduction of this publication is strictly forbidden.
3 [countable] a copy of a work of art, piece of furniture etc
reproduction of
a reproduction of Vincent Van Gogh's 'Sunflowers'
reproduction furniture/chairs etc
a reproduction Louis XIV table

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