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ag·ri·busi·ness

 (ăg′rə-bĭz′nĭs)
n.
Farming engaged in as a large-scale business operation including the production, processing, and distribution of agricultural products and the manufacture of farm machinery, equipment, and supplies.
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agribusiness

(ˈæɡrɪˌbɪznɪs)
n
(Agriculture) the various businesses collectively that process, distribute, and support farm products
[C20: from agri(culture) + business]
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ag•ri•busi•ness

(ˈæg rəˌbɪz nɪs)

n.
the businesses collectively associated with the production, processing, and distribution of agricultural products.
[1950–55; Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.agribusiness - a large-scale farming enterpriseagribusiness - a large-scale farming enterprise  
business enterprise, commercial enterprise, business - the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects; "computers are now widely used in business"
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Translations

agribusiness

[ˈægrɪˌbɪznɪs] Nagroindustria f, industria f agropecuaria
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agribusiness

[ˈægribɪznɪs] nagro-industrie f, agribusiness m
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agribusiness

ndie Landwirtschaft
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