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Definition of "free-range" []

  • Of, relating to, or produced by animals, especially poultry, that range freely for food, rather than being confined in an enclosure: free-range chickens. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "free-range" in a sentence
  • "The RSPCA changed its approved pig farming scheme in August last year and removed references to the term "free-range" when classifying and labelling pig production systems."
  • "Some egg farms are indoor floor operations and these are sometimes erroneously referred to as free-range operations."
  • "Serves 10-1260g digestive biscuits (4 biscuits)60g ginger nuts (6 biscuits)50g butterA pinch of salt600g full-fat cream cheese, at room temperature200g sour cream4 tbsp cornflour150g caster sugarZest of ½ a lemon, finely grated1 tsp vanilla extract4 large free-range eggs, at room temperature, plus 1 egg white1."
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