reproduce

verb
1 produce a copy of sth; produce sth again
ADVERB
accurately, exactly, faithfully

The painting is reproduced very accurately.

The book's characters are faithfully reproduced in the movie.

well

They do not reproduce well in print.

easily

Photographs can be easily reproduced with a negative.

merely, simply

In her own work she simply reproduces the very conventions that she claims to despise.

VERB + REPRODUCE
be able to, can
be unable to
be easy to, be possible to
be difficult to, be hard to, be impossible to

It is difficult to reproduce a signature exactly.

PREPOSITION
from

The map is reproduced here from a 19th-century original.

PHRASES
an attempt to reproduce sth

Writing grew out of an attempt to reproduce speech in a permanent form.

beautifully reproduced

The photos are beautifully reproduced.

reproduced (by) courtesy of sb/sth

The painting is reproduced here courtesy of the National Gallery.

The interview is reproduced by courtesy of ‘Attitude’.

reproduced with sb's permission, reproduced without sb's permission

The article may not be reproduced without written permission of the author.

widely reproduced

These works were popular and widely reproduced.

2 produce young
ADVERB
asexually, sexually
naturally

The salmon would begin reproducing naturally.

successfully

a frog species successfully reproducing

VERB + REPRODUCE
be able to, be likely to, can

The offspring have to be able to reproduce in their turn.

be unable to, fail to
PREPOSITION
by

Many single cell organisms reproduce by splitting in two.

Reproduce is used with these nouns as the object: ↑image, ↑painting

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • reproduce — [rē΄prə do͞os′, rē΄prədyo͞os′] vt. reproduced, reproducing to produce again; make, form, or bring into existence again or anew in some way; specif., a) to produce by generation or propagation; bring forth one or more other individuals of (the… …   English World dictionary

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