Definition of “factory farming” - English Dictionary

“factory farming” in British English

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factory farmingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌfæk.tər.i ˈfɑː.mɪŋ/ us /ˌfæk.tɚ.i ˈfɑːr.mɪŋ/

(Definition of “factory farming” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“factory farming” in Business English

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factory farmingnoun [ U ]

uk us PRODUCTION

a way of producing meat and other animal products quickly and cheaply by keeping animals in small spaces in buildings and feeding them special types of food:

Factory farming is often considered cruel, and consumers need to weigh this up against the benefits of cheap meat and eggs.

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

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