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farm

noun [C]  /fɑrm/ us  
an area of land, esp. together with a house and other buildings, used for growing crops or keeping animals A farm can also be a place where a specific type of animal is raised in large numbers to be sold: a cattle/mink farm

farm

verb [I/T]  /fɑrm/ us  
to use land for growing crops or keeping animals as a business: [I/T] Their family has farmed (this land) for three generations.
farming
noun [U]  /ˈfɑr·mɪŋ/ us  
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Translations of “farm”
in Korean 농장…
in Arabic مَزْرَعة…
in French ferme…
in Turkish çiftlik…
in Italian fattoria…
in Chinese (Traditional) 農場, 飼養場,養殖場…
in Russian ферма…
in Polish gospodarstwo, farma…
in Spanish granja…
in Portuguese fazenda…
in German der Bauernhof…
in Catalan granja…
in Japanese 農場…
in Chinese (Simplified) 农场, 饲养场,养殖场…
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