agricultural

adjective
ag·​ri·​cul·​tur·​al | \ ˌa-gri-ˈkəl-ch(ə-)rəl How to pronounce agricultural (audio) \

Definition of agricultural

: of, relating to, used in, or concerned with agriculture

Other Words from agricultural

agriculturally adverb

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Examples of agricultural in a Sentence

the state's main agricultural product he grew up in an agricultural community and farming was still in his blood
Recent Examples on the Web But the alarm its export ban caused underscores the fragility of global food supplies and the extent to which traders of agricultural products remain on edge. Julia Horowitz, CNN, 17 May 2022 Food prices may continue to be pushed higher due to the war in Ukraine, a major supplier of wheat and other agricultural products, as well as chemicals used for fertilizers and pesticides, experts say. Aimee Picchi, CBS News, 11 May 2022 Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has cut off a major source of agricultural products including wheat and corn, while also disrupting global supply chains for fertilizer, the White House said. Rick Pearson And Clare Spaulding, Chicago Tribune, 11 May 2022 Russia has blockaded Ukraine’s Black Sea ports, preventing Ukraine from exporting grain and other agricultural products. Washington Post, 5 May 2022 Talk of building a bridge across the Chesapeake Bay first surfaced after the Civil War when the railroad age arrived on the Eastern Shore, with the hopes of moving not only people but its seafood and agricultural products. Frederick N. Rasmussen, Baltimore Sun, 5 May 2022 Ukraine is considered on one of the breadbaskets of the world and is a top 10 global exporter of a number of key agricultural products, including wheat, barley, corn, sunflower oil, soybeans and poultry. Byjulia Jacobo, ABC News, 21 Apr. 2022 Russia mostly sells China coal, oil, natural gas, and agricultural products. Milton Ezrati, Forbes, 18 Apr. 2022 India also depends on Russia for fertilizer and other agricultural products to feed its 1.4 billion people. Tracy Wilkinsonstaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 11 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of agricultural

1776, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of agricultural was in 1776

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20 May 2022

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“Agricultural.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/agricultural. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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More Definitions for agricultural

agricultural

adjective
ag·​ri·​cul·​tur·​al | \ ˌa-gri-ˈkəl-chə-rəl How to pronounce agricultural (audio) , -ˈkəlch-rəl \

Kids Definition of agricultural

: relating to or used in farming or agriculture agricultural land

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