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crop

noun [C]
 
 
/krɒp/ PRODUCTION
a plant that is grown in large quantities, especially for food: The main crops grown for export are coffee and rice. crop production. Genetically modified crops continue to be controversial. → See also cash crop, subsistence crop
the total amount of a crop that is collected in one season: Last year there was a bumper crop of maize (= a very large one).
(Definition of crop from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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