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collective farm

n.
A farm or a group of farms organized as a unit and managed and worked cooperatively by a group of laborers under state supervision, especially in a communist country.

collective farm

n
(Agriculture) (chiefly in Communist countries) a farm or group of farms managed and owned, through the state, by the community. Russian name: kolkhoz

collec′tive farm′


n.
(esp. in Communist countries) a farm, or a number of farms organized as a unit, worked by a community under the supervision of the state.
[1915–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.collective farm - a farm operated collectively
collective - members of a cooperative enterprise
kibbutz - a collective farm or settlement owned by its members in modern Israel; children are reared collectively
kolkhoz - a collective farm owned by the communist state
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After the disasters of collectivization, Soviet policy oscillated between strict adherence to collective farming and experiments to give individual families more incentives.
The concept of collective farming, especially where the members of the collective belong to one family, has culture fit in the country where children are expected to help in the farm at an early age.
By depriving peasants of their land and making them de facto state employees, collective farming allowed Moscow to control people as well as their produce.
In the early eighties, we received a visit from the USSR's Minister of Economic External Affairs who instructed us to organize "kolkhoz" -- collective farming units manned by citizens of the Soviet Republic.
Critics liken the government's food strategy to collective farming policies in the Soviet Union.
However, I argue that the root causes of the famine have to be found in the collective farming system and in the incentive problems and low productivity associated with it.
In the shooting attack, the gunman entered Kibbutz Metzer, a collective farming community in northern Israel, just across the border from the West Bank.
The shooting occurred at Kibbutz Metzer, a collective farming community in northern Israel, just across the border from the West Bank.

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