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reproduce

(rē′prə-do͞os′)
v.
1. To generate offspring by sexual or asexual means.
2. To produce a counterpart, an image, or a copy of something.
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The new law is the result of pressure on the Government from the International community to present plant breeder's rights (PBR) to perceive business plant reproducers' commitment to the advancement of new varieties, which was strengthened by the rising private seed industry in Pakistan.
Reproducer: The subsystem activating matter, energy and information to produce similar systems by following a genetic or constitutional plan.
Under such circumstances, the firm would be expected to continue the role of reproducer (rather than innovator) of current business practices.
Second, the distinction between "innovators" and "reproducers" also enhances our understanding of entrepreneurship (Aldrich & Kenworthy, 1999).
But, as I shall argue below, the abolition of the patrilineal registration system has not automatically led to women's emancipation, while the collectivization of the economy effectively forced women to bear the double burden of producer and reproducer -- a picture similar to Eastem European state socialism.
The multiplicity of state identity means that actors can struggle against particular aspects of state identity while mobilizing others: "While such organizations tried to maintain a distance or separation from certain aspects of state identity--representative of elite interests, legitimizer of the status quo, reproducer of social/sexual inequality--they linked themselves to others--democratic, public funder, policymaking power" (p.
As the sole reproducer in a colony, ant queens are traditionally considered lone figures.
The 19 original 'critical subsystems' include two that process both matter-energy and information (the reproducer and the boundary).
Within the slavery system, the slave-owner derived his power from a series of cultural oppositions (black/white, male/female, culture/nature, speech/speechlessness, etc.) that exclude Sethe from the realm of ideology and discourse, and relegate her to the realm of nature, to being the reproducer of slavery's labor force.
Equipment includes a tabulator, calculator, sorter, collator, reproducer, three keypunches, two verifiers and a card interpretator.