farm sth out Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “farm sth out” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of farm sth out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"farm sth out" in Business English

See all translations

farm sth out

phrasal verb with farm uk   us   /fɑːm/ verb [I or T] PRODUCTION
to ​employ another ​company or ​person to do ​work for you rather than doing it yourself: Factory ​assembly is usually the ​step in the ​manufacturingprocess that is ​farmed out to lower-cost ​firms.
(Definition of farm sth out from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “farm sth out”
in Chinese (Simplified) 把(活儿)包给…
in Chinese (Traditional) 把(工作)包給…
What is the pronunciation of farm sth out?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day


a large number of people walking or in vehicles, all going in the same direction, usually as part of a public celebration of something

Word of the Day

I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
by Kate Woodford,
February 10, 2016
On this blog, we like to look at words and phrases in the English language that learners often have difficulty with. Two phrases that can be confused are ‘used to do something’ and ‘be used to something/doing something’. People often use one phrase when they mean the other, or they use the wrong

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More