ag·​ri·​biz | \ ˈa-grə-ˌbiz How to pronounce agribiz (audio) \

Definition of agribiz

: agribusiness Last month the U.S. Food and Drug Administration decided to let agribiz companies market genetically altered produce without the safety testing that usually accompanies such marketing.— Richard Kahlenberg, Los Angeles Times, 9 July 1992

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First Known Use of agribiz

1959, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for agribiz

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“Agribiz.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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