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kib·butz

 (kĭ-bo͝ots′, -bo͞ots′)
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.]

kibbutz

(kɪˈbʊts)
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]

kib•butz

(kɪˈbʊts, -ˈbuts)

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]

kibbutz

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

Kibbutz

 a collective settlement in Israel—Wilkes.

kibbutz

A Hebrew word meaning gathering, used to mean a collective agricultural community in Israel.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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
Translations

kibbutz

[kɪˈbʊts] N (kibbutzim (pl)) [kɪˈbʊtsɪm]kibutz m

kibbutz

[kɪˈbʊts] nkibboutz m

kibbutz

n pl <-im> → Kibbuz m

kibbutz

[kɪˈbʊts] n (kibbutzim (pl)) → kibbutz m inv
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