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ag·ri·cul·ture

 (ăg′rĭ-kŭl′chər)
n.
The science, art, and business of cultivating soil, producing crops, and raising livestock; farming.

[Middle English, from Latin agrīcultūra : agrī, genitive of ager, field; see agro- in Indo-European roots + cultūra, cultivation; see culture.]

ag′ri·cul′tur·al adj.
ag′ri·cul′tur·al·ly adv.
ag′ri·cul′tur·ist, ag′ri·cul′tur·al·ist n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.agricultural - relating to or used in or promoting agriculture or farmingagricultural - relating to or used in or promoting agriculture or farming; "agricultural engineering"; "modern agricultural (or farming) methods"; "agricultural (or farm) equipment"; "an agricultural college"
2.agricultural - relating to rural mattersagricultural - relating to rural matters; "an agrarian (or agricultural) society"; "farming communities"
rural - living in or characteristic of farming or country life; "rural people"; "large rural households"; "unpaved rural roads"; "an economy that is basically rural"

agricultural

adjective farming, country, rural, rustic, agrarian, agronomic, agronomical, agrestic traditional agricultural societies
Translations
زِرَاعِيزِرَاعِيّ
zemědělský
landbrugs-jordbrugs-
maatalous-
poljoprivredni
mezőgazdasági
landbúnaîar-, jarîyrkju-
農業の
농업의
kmetijski
jordbruks-
ที่เกี่ยวกับเกษตรกรรม
tarımsalziraî
thuộc nông nghiệp

agricultural

[ˌægrɪˈkʌltʃərəl]
A. ADJagrícola
B. CPD agricultural college Nescuela f de agricultura
agricultural expert Nperito/a m/f agrónomo/a
agricultural show Nferia f agrícola or de campo
agricultural subsidy Nsubvención f agrícola

agricultural

[ˌægrɪˈkʌltʃərəl] adjagricoleagricultural run-off nrejets mpl agricoles

agricultural

adj produce, production, expert, tool etclandwirtschaftlich; agricultural countryAgrarland nt; the agricultural country in the northdas landwirtschaftliche Gebiet im Norden; agricultural ministryLandwirtschaftsministerium nt; agricultural market (in EU) → Agrarmarkt; agricultural nationAgrarstaat m, → Agrarland nt; agricultural policyAgrarpolitik f; agricultural reformAgrarreform f; agricultural workerLandarbeiter(in) m(f)

agricultural

[ˌægrɪˈkʌltʃrl] adj (gen) → agricolo/a; (college, studies) → agrario/a
agricultural expert → agronomo/a

agriculture

(ˈӕgrikaltʃə) noun
(the science of) the cultivation of land. He is studying agriculture.
ˌagriˈcultural adjective

agricultural

زِرَاعِيّ zemědělský landbrugs- landwirtschaftlich γεωργικός agrícola maatalous- agricole poljoprivredni agricolo 農業の 농업의 agrarisch landbruks- rolniczy agrícola сельскохозяйственный jordbruks- ที่เกี่ยวกับเกษตรกรรม tarımsal thuộc nông nghiệp 农业的

agricultural

adj agrícola
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This was followed by a great down-pour of rain, which washed the unfortunate Officer of the Government and the outfit off the face of creation and affected the agricultural heart with joy too deep for utterance.
First, it is likely that before the rise of the Ionian epos there existed in Boeotia a purely popular and indigenous poetry of a crude form: it comprised, we may suppose, versified proverbs and precepts relating to life in general, agricultural maxims, weather-lore, and the like.
For some time past I have been living in a flat, ugly, barren, agricultural district.
It is only now and then in some very remote and backward agricultural district that an antiquarian may still discover a square house.
On one of his estates the three hundred serfs were liberated and became free agricultural laborers- this being one of the first examples of the kind in Russia.
But after seeing his brother, listening to his conversation with the professor, hearing afterwards the unconsciously patronizing tone in which his brother questioned him about agricultural matters (their mother's property had not been divided, and Levin took charge of both their shares), Levin felt that he could not for some reason begin to talk to him of his intention of marrying.
Brooke, over the soup, in his easy smiling way, taking up Sir James Chettam's remark that he was studying Davy's Agricultural Chemistry.
Haarlem, -- just as her neighbour, Leyden, became the centre of science, and her queen, Amsterdam, that of commerce, -- Haarlem preferred to be the agricultural, or, more strictly speaking, the horticultural metropolis.
An exhibition of agricultural implements had been opened in the neighborhood, only two days since; and a public competition between rival machines was to be decided on the coming Monday.
The agricultural laborer leads an out-of-door life, and uses the strength that God has given to him.
I was sure of launching the place in a very prosperous agricultural career, and of doubling the population, when once it had begun to work.
Wednesday 's a holiday on account of Miss Dearborn's going home to her sister's wedding, and the Cobbs and Perkinses want to go down to the Agricultural Fair.

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