Definition of agriculture
: the science, art, or practice of cultivating the soil, producing crops, and raising livestock and in varying degrees the preparation and marketing of the resulting products cleared the land to use it for agriculture
Examples of agriculture in a sentence
They cleared the land to use it for agriculture.
the forest was cut down, and the land given over to agriculture
AGRICULTURE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of agriculture for English Language Learners
: the science or occupation of farming
AGRICULTURE Defined for Kids
Definition of agriculture for Students
: the cultivating of the soil, producing of crops, and raising of livestock
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