generate

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Generate is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

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Plain form
generate

Third-person singular
generates

Past tense
generated

Past participle
generated

Present participle
generating

  1. (transitive) If you generate something, you create it.
    On the hottest summer days, we are unable to generate enough electricity.
    Apple is great at generating interest in their computers and other products.
    They gave away 100 per cent of the income generated by their songs.

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