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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

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

  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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