Meaning of “subsistence farming” in the English Dictionary

"subsistence farming" in British English

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

"subsistence farming" in Business English

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subsistence farmingnoun [ U ]

uk us also subsistence agriculture ECONOMICS

farming that provides enough food for the farmer and their family to live on, but not enough for them to sell:

subsistence farmer
noun [ C ]

Many of the world's poor are subsistence farmers.

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