subsistence crop Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “subsistence crop” in the English Dictionary

"subsistence crop" in British English

See all translations

subsistence cropnoun [C]

uk   /səbˈsɪs.təns ˌkrɒp/ us   /səbˈsɪs.təns ˌkrɑːp/ specialized
a crop that people grow to use or eat themselves, rather than to sell
Compare
(Definition of subsistence crop from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"subsistence crop" in Business English

See all translations

subsistence cropnoun [C]

uk   us   NATURAL RESOURCES, ECONOMICS
a crop that people grow to use or eat themselves in order to keep alive, rather than to sell for profit: The outlying farmers produce food for urban markets as well as subsistence crops.
(Definition of subsistence crop from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of subsistence crop?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day

environment

the air, water, and land in or on which people, animals, and plants live

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More