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Definition of "agriculture" []

  • The science, art, and business of cultivating soil, producing crops, and raising livestock; farming. (noun)
  • The science or occupation of cultivating land and rearing crops and livestock; farming; husbandry (noun)

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Use "agriculture" in a sentence
  • "It is incipient agriculture, but should be carefully distinguished from the _field agriculture_ in which extensive pieces of land are subdued by the plough."
  • "Technology in agriculture is an emotional topic and there are organizations or individuals who generally oppose modern agriculture or biotechnology."
  • "A lot of the property, especially in agriculture, is now in the hands of worker and peasant cooperatives. ajay Says:"