Meaning of “livestock” in the English Dictionary

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"livestock" in British English

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livestocknoun [ plural ]

uk /ˈlaɪv.stɒk/ us /ˈlaɪv.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/

animals kept 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 /ˈlaɪvstɒk/ us

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 grown substantially in the last few years.

(Definition of “livestock” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)