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uk   us   /ˈæɡriˌbɪznɪs/ PRODUCTION
[U] the different ​types of ​businesses that are involved in ​farming, such as ​growingcrops, ​supplyingseeds, ​manufacturingfarmequipment, and ​marketingfarmproducts: Over half the nation’s ​landarea is devoted to ​farming and ​approximately 16% of ​totalemployment is in agribusiness.
[C or U] farming using modern ​equipment and ​methods, considered an important ​industry: The ​term “agribusiness” is sometimes used ​negatively by critics of large-scale, ​industrializedfoodproduction.
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