agribusiness

noun ag·ri·busi·ness \ ˈa-grə-ˌbiz-nəs , -nəz \
Updated on: 3 Dec 2017

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

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

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Origin and Etymology of agribusiness

agriculture + business


AGRIBUSINESS Defined for English Language Learners

agribusiness

noun

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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