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a community settlement organized under collectivist principles
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kibitz – to offer unwanted advice or criticism; to be a busybody
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n. pl. kib·but·zim (kĭb′o͝ot-sēm′, -o͞ot-)
A collective farm or settlement in modern Israel.
[Hebrew qibbûṣ, gathering, from qibbēṣ, derived stem of qābaṣ, to gather; see qbṣ́ in Semitic roots.]
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n, pl kibbutzim (ˌkɪbʊtˈsiːm)
a collective agricultural settlement in modern Israel, owned and administered communally by its members and on which children are reared collectively
[C20: from Modern Hebrew qibbūs: gathering, from Hebrew qibbūtz]
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n., pl. -but•zim (-bʊtˈsim)
(in Israel) a community settlement, usu. agricultural, organized under collectivist principles.
[1930–35; < Modern Hebrew kibuṣ; compare Hebrew qibbūṣ gathering]
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a communal farm in Israël, cooperatively owned, with members who receive no pay but who gain housing, clothing, medical care, and education from the cooperative. Also called kvutzah. — kibbutzim, n. pl.See also: Communalism
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Kibbutza collective settlement in Israel—Wilkes.
Dictionary of Collective Nouns and Group Terms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
A Hebrew word meaning gathering, used to mean a collective agricultural community in Israel.
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|Noun||1.||kibbutz - a collective farm or settlement owned by its members in modern Israel; children are reared collectively|
collective farm - a farm operated collectively
Israel, State of Israel, Yisrael, Zion, Sion - Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine
kibbutznik - a member of a kibbutz
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kibbutz[kɪˈbʊts] N (kibbutzim (pl)) [kɪˈbʊtsɪm] → kibutz m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
kibbutz[kɪˈbʊts] n → kibboutz m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n pl <-im> → Kibbuz m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
kibbutz[kɪˈbʊts] n (kibbutzim (pl)) → kibbutz m inv
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