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factory farmingnoun [U]

uk   us  
factory-farmed
adjective uk   /ˈfæk.tər.iˌfɑːmd/  us   /-t̬ɚ.iˌfɑːrmd/
factory-farmed ​chickens
(Definition of factory farming from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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factory farmingnoun [U]

uk   us   PRODUCTION
a way of ​producing meat and other animal ​products quickly and ​cheaply by ​keeping animals in ​smallspaces in ​buildings and ​feeding them ​specialtypes of ​food: Factory ​farming is often considered cruel, and ​consumers need to ​weigh this up against the ​benefits of ​cheap meat and eggs.
(Definition of factory farming from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “factory farming”
in Chinese (Simplified) 工厂化养殖…
in Chinese (Traditional) 工廠化養殖…
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