- producer pro‧duc‧er [prəˈdjuːsə ǁ -ˈduːsər] noun [countable]1. a person or organization that manages and finds the finance for films, plays etc:
• Westwood One Inc., a Los Angeles-based producer and distributor of radio programs
• Drummond Co. is the largest coal producer in Alabama.
• Hong Kong imports of textiles are hurting US producers.ˌmarginal proˈducer ECONOMICSa company that produces only a small number of a certain type of product, meaning their costs are high for each unit produced, and their profits are low:
• At prices below $4 an ounce for silver, marginal producers are squeezed from the market.
* * *producer UK US /prəˈdjuːsər/ US /prəˈduːsər/ noun [C]► PRODUCTION a country, company, or person that makes goods or that grows food in large amounts: a producer of sth »
The group is the world's biggest producer of copper, supplying around 6% of global output.»
a gas/oil/steel producer► HR a person or company that is responsible for the practical and financial arrangements for a film, television programme, etc.: »
He is the creator and executive producer of the popular new TV series.»
a film/Hollywood/television producer
Financial and business terms. 2012.