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Princeton's WordNet

  1. productiveness, productivity(noun)

    the quality of being productive or having the power to produce

  2. productivity(noun)

    (economics) the ratio of the quantity and quality of units produced to the labor per unit of time


  1. productivity(Noun)

    the state of being productive, fertile or efficient

  2. productivity(Noun)

    the rate at which goods or services are produced by a standard population of workers

  3. productivity(Noun)

    the rate at which crops are grown on a standard area of land

Webster Dictionary

  1. Productivity(noun)

    the quality or state of being productive; productiveness


  1. Productivity

    Productivity is the ratio of output to inputs in production; it is a measure of the efficiency of production. Productivity has many benefits. At the national level, productivity growth raises living standards because more real income improves people's ability to purchase goods and services, enjoy leisure, improve housing and education and contribute to social and environmental programs. Productivity growth is important to the firm because more real income means that the firm can meet its obligations to customers, suppliers, workers, shareholders, and governments, and still remain competitive or even improve its competitiveness in the market place.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'productivity' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4655

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'productivity' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4432

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'productivity' in Nouns Frequency: #1874

How to pronounce productivity?

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How to say productivity in sign language?

  1. productivity


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of productivity in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of productivity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of productivity in a Sentence

  1. Nicholas Bloom:

    It does help productivity.

  2. Jimoh oluwatobi segun:

    thinking divorced from action lacks productivity

  3. Liz Fosslien:

    One bad apple can drop productivity and morale significantly.

  4. Sarah Ansari:

    Develop more productivity with an increase in leadership skills.

  5. Azmat Khan:

    Such initiatives can also improve livelihoods and enhance productivity.

Images & Illustrations of productivity

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