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"farming" in British English

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farmingnoun [U]

uk   /ˈfɑː.mɪŋ/  us   /ˈfɑːr-/
B1 the ​activity of ​working on a ​farm or ​organizing the ​work there

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

"farming" in Business English

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farmingnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈfɑːmɪŋ/ PRODUCTION
the ​business or ​activity of ​raising animals, ​growingcrops, etc. on a ​farm: People ​employed in farming ​account for just 5% of the country's ​population. Modern farming ​methods have ​led to the destruction of many wildlife habitats. The UK's farming ​industry was thrown into ​crisis by the outbreak of ​foot and mouth disease.
(Definition of farming from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “farming”
in Arabic زِراعة…
in Korean 농업…
in Portuguese agricultura, criação…
in Catalan agricultura, ramaderia…
in Japanese 農業…
in Chinese (Simplified) 务农, 畜牧, 养殖…
in Turkish çiftçilik, rençperlik…
in Russian занятие сельским хозяйством, фермерство…
in Chinese (Traditional) 務農, 畜牧, 養殖…
in Italian agricoltura, allevamento…
in Polish rolnictwo…
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