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monoculture

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mon·o·cul·ture  (mn-klchr)
n.
1. The cultivation of a single crop on a farm or in a region or country.
2. A single, homogeneous culture without diversity or dissension.

mono·cultur·al adj.
mono·cultur·al·ism n.

monoculture (ˈmɒnəʊˌkʌltʃə)
n
1. (Agriculture) the continuous growing of one type of crop

mon•o•cul•ture (ˈmɒn əˌkʌl tʃər)

n.
the use of land for growing only one type of crop.
[1910–15]
mon′o•cul`tur•al, adj.

monoculture
the use of land for the cultivation of only one type of crop. — monocultural, adj.
See also: Agriculture
Thesaurus Legend:  Synonyms Related Words Antonyms
Noun1.monoculture - the cultivation of a single crop (on a farm or area or country)
culture - the raising of plants or animals; "the culture of oysters"
Translations
monoculture [ˈmɒnəʊˌkʌltʃəʳ] Nmonocultivo m
monoculture [ˈmɒnəʊˌkʌltʃəʳ] nmonocoltura


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