collective farm


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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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Livestock in Altai was completely replaced, formed by tribal animals from the farms of our region - the Prigorodnoye Uchkhoz and the collective farm of the Collective Farm.
13) Andrei's refusal to join a collective farm did, however, mark the family for political retribution.
Adopting a super sly face, Don responded "I'm going to a country whose founding philosophy is based on the writings of a mid-nineteenth century, central European Jewish writer where the main economic unit is the collective farm and where 45 percent of the GDP is spent on the military.
To bolster this campaign, they founded a collective farm.
To escape poverty of life in a collective farm, my family moved to the Sakhalin Island in the far east of Russia near Japan, when the oil and gas industry was recruiting more workers," she explains.
I chose German, which came into its own when I later hitchhiked as a student around Europe and when I went to Hungary in 1969 to work for the UN on a collective farm.
A bleak but beautiful portrait of a remote community using non actors, the film depicts rural life on a collective farm, centering on Asya, a lame and pregnant member of the collective.
s m o e It's hard to fancy England at 4-11 to win tonight because their players are not long back from holidays on the costas while their Ukrainian opponents spent it at an all-inclusive collective farm.
Lee has urged the young North Korean leader to give up the collective farm system and pay greater attention to human rights and defector issues.
And in Belarus, Europe's last dictatorship, collective farming was never undone, and a former collective farm director, Aleksandr Lukashenko, runs the country.

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