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farmnoun [C]

uk   /fɑːm/ us   /fɑːrm/
A1 an area of land, together with a house and buildings, used for growing crops and/or keeping animals as a business: a dairy farm farm animals fresh farm produce farm workers She spent the summer working on a farm.
a place where a particular type of animal is kept in large numbers in order to be sold: a sheep/fish farm

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farmverb [T]

uk   /fɑːm/ us   /fɑːrm/
(Definition of farm from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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farmnoun [C]

us   /fɑrm/
an area of land, esp. together with a house and other buildings, used for growing crops or keeping animals
A farm can also be a place where a specific type of animal is raised in large numbers to be sold: a cattle/mink farm

farmverb [I/T]

us   /fɑrm/
to use land for growing crops or keeping animals as a business: [I/T] Their family has farmed (this land) for three generations.
farming
noun [U] us   /ˈfɑr·mɪŋ/
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(Definition of farm from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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farmnoun [C]

uk   /fɑːm/ us   PRODUCTION
an area of land, usually with fields and buildings, used for raising animals and growing crops as a business: My family has worked on this farm for generations.farm building/machinery/equipment etc. Pieces of rusting farm equipment lay abandoned in the long grass.farm worker/labourer Farm workers' wages fell sharply towards the end of the century.a sheep/pig/dairy etc. farm His parents ran a small but profitable dairy farm.
a place where fish or other animals are bred: a trout/fish/salmon etc. farm Animal Rights activists demonstrated outside a local puppy farm last weekend.

farmverb [I or T]

uk   /fɑːm/ us   PRODUCTION
to use land to grow crops, raise animals, etc.: This area has been farmed for thousands of years.
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(Definition of farm from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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