Meaning of “cash crop” in the English Dictionary

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"cash crop" in British English

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

"cash crop" in Business English

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cash cropnoun [ C ]

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COMMERCE a crop (= a plant ) grown by someone to sell rather than to eat or use themselves:

Rice is now the main cash crop of nine-tenths of the farmers in Punjab.

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