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fisherynoun [C]

uk   /ˈfɪʃ.ər.i/  us   /ˈfɪʃ.ɚ.i/
(Definition of fishery from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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fisherynoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈfɪʃ·ə·ri/
a ​place where ​fish are ​grown for ​food, or where they are ​caught: Officials are ​concerned about how ​best to ​protect the fisheries and ​waterquality in the ​river.
Fishery is also the ​activity of ​growingfish for ​food, or ​catchingfish to ​sell: Federal fishery regulators this ​week set the 2005 ​catchlimit at ​nearly 3.3 ​billionpounds.
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uk   us   /ˈfɪʃəri/ (plural fisheries)
[C] NATURAL RESOURCES an ​area of water where fish are ​caught, especially in ​order to ​sell them: The ​depletion of fisheries has serious ​impacts on ​foodsecurity.
[C] PRODUCTION →  fish farm
[U or plural] PRODUCTION the ​business or ​industry that is involved in breeding, catching, or ​selling fish: Commercial fisheries in the Gulf of Mexico received $15 million to ​offsetlosses and ​damage to ​equipment from ​flooding. The North East Atlantic Fisheries ​Commission
(Definition of fishery from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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