Meaning of “agricultural” in the English Dictionary

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"agricultural" in British English

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uk /ˌæɡ.rɪˈkʌl.tʃər.əl/ us /ˌæɡ.rəˈkʌl.tʃɚ.əl/

used for farming or relating to farming:

The world's supply of agricultural land is shrinking fast.
She's studying agricultural science.
The country's economy is mainly agricultural (= based on farming).

More examples

  • Britain's farmers have faced the double whammy of a rising pound and falling agricultural prices.
  • garden/household/agricultural implements
  • agricultural/dairy/fresh produce
  • Post-war economic reconstruction in the country must begin with the resumption of agricultural production.
  • There are irrigation channels all over this flat agricultural land.

(Definition of “agricultural” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"agricultural" in Business English

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uk /ˌæɡrɪˈkʌltʃərəl/ us

relating to or used in farming:

agricultural exports/commodities/products Over the past ten years, their agricultural exports to the United States grew by 133%.
agricultural machinery/equipment/land
the agricultural industry/sector/economy

See also

(Definition of “agricultural” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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