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agribusiness

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noun ag·ri·busi·ness \ˈa-grə-ˌbiz-nəs, -nəz\

Simple Definition of agribusiness

  • : the business or industry of farming or agriculture : farming thought of as a large business

  • : a company engaged in agribusiness

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of agribusiness

  1. :  an industry engaged in the producing operations of a farm, the manufacture and distribution of farm equipment and supplies, and the processing, storage, and distribution of farm commodities

Examples of agribusiness in a sentence

  1. Several large agribusinesses own most of the farms around here.



Origin of agribusiness

agriculture + business


First Known Use: circa 1955


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