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noun [C/U]    /ˈfɪʃ·ə·ri/
a place where fish are grown for food , or where they are caught : Officials are concerned about how best to protect the fisheries and water quality in the river . Fishery is also the activity of growing fish for food , or catching fish to sell : Federal fishery regulators this week set the 2005 catch limit at nearly 3.3 billion pounds .
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