pro|duc|tiv|i|ty «PROH duhk TIHV uh tee», noun.
the power to produce; productiveness: »

There is only one effective way to control long-range inflationary pressures, and that is increased productivity (Harper's).

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  • pro·duc·tiv·i·ty — /ˌproʊdəkˈtıvəti/ noun [noncount] : the rate at which goods are produced or work is completed The country has low/high agricultural productivity. The company is looking for ways to improve worker productivity. There has been an increase in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • re|pro|duc|tiv|i|ty — «REE pruh duhk TIHV uh tee», noun. the quality or power of being reproductive: »Insects tremendous reproductivity is one reason for the havoc they can cause (Wall Street Journal) …   Useful english dictionary

  • un|der|pro|duc|tiv|i|ty — «UHN duhr PROH duhk TIHV uh tee», noun. insufficient or inadequate productivity …   Useful english dictionary

  • un|pro|duc|tiv|i|ty — «UHN proh duhk TIHV uh tee», noun. the quality or state of being unproductive …   Useful english dictionary

  • pro — pro·bate; pro·ba·tion·ary; pro·bos·cid·ea; pro·bos·ci·de·an; pro·ca·vi·id; pro·ce·dur·al; pro·ce·dure; pro·ceed; pro·ce·leus·mat·ic; pro·cess; pro·ces·sion; pro·ces·sion·al; pro·chordate; pro·claim; pro·clit·ic; pro·coe·lia; pro·coe·li·an;… …   English syllables

  • duc — ab·duc·tion; ab·duc·tive; ab·duc·tive·ly; ad·duc·er; ad·duc·i·ble; ad·duc·tion; ad·duc·tive; ad·duc·tor; aq·uae·duc·tus; bon·duc; cir·cum·duc·tion; con·duc·ta; con·duc·tio; con·duc·tion; con·duc·tive; con·duc·tiv·i·ty; con·duc·tom·e·ter;… …   English syllables

  • tiv — ab·sorp·tiv·i·ty; ac·tiv·ism; ac·tiv·i·ty; ac·tiv·ize; ad·di·tiv·i·ty; ad·jec·tiv·ize; af·fec·tiv·i·ty; al·ter·na·tiv·i·ty; ca·pac·i·tiv·i·ty; cap·tiv·i·ty; cog·ni·tiv·ism; cog·ni·tiv·ist; col·lec·tiv·ism; col·lec·tiv·i·ty; col·lec·tiv·ize;… …   English syllables

  • productivity — pro·duc·tiv·i·ty …   English syllables

  • productive — pro•duc•tive [[t]prəˈdʌk tɪv[/t]] adj. 1) able to produce; generative; creative 2) producing abundantly; fertile: productive land[/ex] 3) causing; bringing about (usu. fol. by of): conditions productive of crime[/ex] 4) bus Econ. producing goods… …   From formal English to slang

  • productivity — pro·duc·tiv·i·ty (prō dŭk tĭvʹĭ 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 radiant energy is used by… …   Universalium

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