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horticulturenoun [U]

 us   /ˈhɔr·t̬ɪˌkʌl·tʃər/
the ​study or ​activity of ​growingplants, esp. for ​decoration
(Definition of horticulture from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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horticulturenoun [U]

uk   /ˈhɔː.tɪ.kʌl.tʃər/  us   /ˈhɔːr.t̬ə.kʌl.tʃɚ/
the ​study or ​activity of ​growinggardenplants
horticultural
adjective uk   /ˌhɔː.tɪˈkʌl.tʃər.əl/  us   /ˌhɔːr.t̬əˈkʌl.tʃɚ.əl/
a horticultural show
horticulturalist
noun [C] uk   /ˌhɔː.tɪˈkʌl.tʃər.əl.ɪst/  us   /ˌhɔːr.t̬əˈkʌl.tʃɚ-/ (also horticulturist )
(Definition of horticulture from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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horticulturenoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈhɔːtɪkʌltʃər/ PRODUCTION, NATURAL RESOURCES
the ​study or ​activity of ​growingplants: In Florida, women ​farmersrun more than 8,000 ​farms and horticulture ​operations on their own or as ​partners.
horticultural
adjective
horticultural ​products
(Definition of horticulture from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “horticulture”
in Spanish horticultura…
in Vietnamese nghề làm vườn…
in Malaysian hortikultur…
in Thai การทำสวน…
in French horticulture…
in German der Gartenbau…
in Chinese (Simplified) 园艺学, 园艺…
in Turkish bahçecilik, çiçekcilik, bahçıvanlık…
in Russian садоводство…
in Indonesian hortikultura…
in Chinese (Traditional) 園藝學, 園藝…
in Polish ogrodnictwo…
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