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"livestock" in British English

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livestocknoun [plural]

uk   /ˈlaɪv.stɒk/  us   /-stɑːk/
animals and ​birds that are ​kept on a ​farm, such as ​cows, ​sheep, or ​chickens
(Definition of livestock from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"livestock" in American English

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livestockplural noun

 us   /ˈlɑɪvˌstɑk/
animalskept on a ​farm, such as ​cows, ​sheep, ​chickens, and ​pigs
(Definition of livestock from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"livestock" in Business English

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livestocknoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈlaɪvstɒk/
animals such as cows, sheep, etc. that are ​kept or ​traded as a ​source of ​income: livestock farmers/industry/market The ​organic livestock ​industry has ​grownsubstantially in the last few ​years.
(Definition of livestock from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “livestock”
in Chinese (Simplified) 牲畜, 家畜, 家禽…
in Turkish çiftlik hayvanları…
in Russian домашний скот…
in Chinese (Traditional) 牲畜, 家畜, 家禽…
in Polish żywy inwentarz…
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