Definition of mass-produce in US English:



[with object]
  • Produce large quantities of (a standardized article) by an automated mechanical process.

    ‘cheap mass-produced goods’
    • ‘Most of the technology has been available for decades, but is not being mass-produced.’
    • ‘The films feel like individual, hand-crafted objects rather than mass-produced items for the global market.’
    • ‘The answer, he said, was to mass-produce a cheaper version and capture a slice of the huge mid-priced guitar market.’
    • ‘Fabricated by the same processes that mass-produce silicon computer chips, the device has multiple possible uses.’
    • ‘They cannot and will not compete with chains that mass-produce bread and cakes, resulting in poor flavour and no character.’
    • ‘Increasingly, domestic products were mass-produced and could be purchased readymade.’
    • ‘They will try to identify trends at their inception in they hope that they can exploit it, mass-produce it, market it.’
    • ‘His dress is now set to be mass-produced and will be on sale by the summer.’
    • ‘The Center will develop tools and process to mass-produce devices aimed at fulfilling the promise of nanotechnology on a larger scale, a key component in advancing the technology.’
    • ‘Having worked with ranges that were mass-produced, I am very keen to maintain the individual and personalised aspect to my work.’
    • ‘Fuel cell vehicles, on the other hand, are on the verge of commercialization, with manufacturers keen on mass-producing them within five years.’
    • ‘Both are mass-produced, which evidently overexerts the natural resources.’
    • ‘While they built machines designed to mass-produce goods, the machinists did not use mass-production techniques themselves.’
    • ‘But theirs is a dying trade, because urban buyers go for cheaper, mass-produced stainless steel.’
    • ‘Then again, we should be proud of ourselves: no one does mass-produced fashion like we do.’
    • ‘He declined because at the time he believed there was no manufacturer that could mass-produce colors to his exacting standards.’
    • ‘Very often it was the cheapest clothing available because it was mass-produced in such large quantities…’
    • ‘One of the biggest challenges was finding a fast, cheap way of mass-producing the biopesticide.’
    • ‘Birmingham toolmakers expanded the market for mechanical gadgets by mass-producing them.’
    • ‘The automaker has found a way to mass-produce the car on a mixed model line, thus substantially reducing the investment needed to get started.’
    make, produce, mass produce, build, construct, assemble, put together, create, fabricate, prefabricate, turn out, process, form, fashion, model, mould, shape, forge, engineer
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