farming

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noun farm·ing \ˈfär-miŋ\

Definition of farming

  1. :  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

1659

First Known Use of farming

1659



FARMING Defined for English Language Learners

farming

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noun farm·ing \ˈfär-miŋ\

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

  1. :  the occupation or business of running a farm



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