agriculturenoun [ U ]uk /ˈæɡ.rɪ.kʌl.tʃər/ us /ˈæɡ.rə.kʌl.tʃɚ/
- If agriculture were given priority, the country would easily be able to feed itself.
- Nationalization of agriculture is on the government's agenda.
- Tourism has replaced agriculture as the nation's main industry.
- Changing patterns of agriculture are threatening the countryside.
- As agriculture became more capital intensive, many farm labourers moved to the towns and cities to look for work.