farming

noun farm·ing \ ˈfär-miŋ \
|Updated on: 7 Jul 2018

Definition of farming

: the practice of agriculture or aquaculture

Examples of farming in a Sentence

  1. since an ancestor settled there in the 19th century, farming has been the only occupation for six generations of the family

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FARMING Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of farming for English Language Learners

  • : the job or business of running a farm


FARMING Defined for Kids

farming

noun farm·ing \ ˈfär-miŋ \

Definition of farming for Students

: the occupation or business of running a farm


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