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agriculture

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈæɡrɪkʌltʃər/ COMMERCE
the business, science, or activity of farming: Recent floods have devastated the state’s agriculture, with sharp declines in its production of corn, soy, and wheat crops. Over the past ten years the area’s labour force has shifted from agriculture to manufacturing. → See also extensive agriculture, intensive agriculture
(Definition of agriculture from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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