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"agriculture" in British English

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agriculturenoun [U]

uk   /ˈæɡ.rɪ.kʌl.tʃər/  us   /-tʃɚ/
B2 farming: Agriculture is still ​largelybased on ​traditionalmethods in some ​countries. The ​areadepends on agriculture for most of ​itsincome. 70 ​percent of the country's ​populationpractisessubsistence agriculture.
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(Definition of agriculture from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"agriculture" in American English

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agriculturenoun [U]

 us   /ˈæɡ·rɪˌkʌl·tʃər/
the ​practice or ​work of ​farming: Agriculture and ​tourism are both ​important to the region’s ​economy.
agricultural
adjective  us   /ˌæɡ·rɪˈkʌl·tʃər·əl/
Chicago was an ​importantshippingpoint for agricultural ​products and ​livestock.
(Definition of agriculture from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"agriculture" in Business English

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agriculturenoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈæɡrɪkʌltʃər/ COMMERCE
the ​business, ​science, or ​activity of ​farming: Recent ​floods have devastated the state’s agriculture, with ​sharpdeclines in its ​production of corn, soy, and wheat ​crops. Over the past ten ​years the area’s ​labourforce has ​shifted from agriculture to ​manufacturing.
(Definition of agriculture from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “agriculture”
in Korean 농업…
in Arabic الزِّراعة…
in Malaysian pertanian…
in French agriculture…
in Russian сельское хозяйство…
in Chinese (Traditional) 農業, 農藝,農學…
in Italian agricoltura…
in Turkish tarım, ziraat…
in Polish rolnictwo…
in Spanish agricultura…
in Vietnamese nông nghiệp…
in Portuguese agricultura…
in Thai เกษตรกรรม…
in German die Landwirtschaft…
in Catalan agricultura…
in Japanese 農業, 農耕…
in Chinese (Simplified) 农业, 农艺,农学…
in Indonesian pertanian…
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