Definition of agribusiness
: 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
Several large agribusinesses own most of the farms around here.
Recent Examples of agribusiness from the Web
The company tests mice, rats, dogs, monkeys and guinea pigs for big pharma, agribusiness, veterinarians and medical-implant companies.
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Origin and Etymology of agribusiness
agriculture + business
First Known Use: circa 1955
AGRIBUSINESS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of agribusiness for English Language Learners
: the business or industry of farming or agriculture : farming thought of as a large business
: a company engaged in agribusiness
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