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agribusiness

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Agriculture, Business
agribusinessag‧ri‧busi‧ness /ˈæɡrɪˌbɪznəs/ noun [countable, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 TABthe production and sale of farm products, or a company involved in this
Examples from the Corpus
agribusinessDole, with farmers and agribusiness at the core of his Kansas constituency, has strongly supported tax credits for ethanol.Ferruzzi Finanziaria had become a powerful force in chemicals as well as agribusiness through the acquisition of Montedison in 1987.The sale is part of Unilever's withdrawal from many of its agribusiness operations.Archer Daniels Midland, agribusiness, Decatur, Ill., $ 217,800.The process of proletarianisation has also received some impetus from the spread of agribusiness in the region.All too often, agribusiness is regulated from above.Westlands, and other Valley agribusiness interests, are politically powerful and large campaign contributors.A lawyer by training, she scuffled with agribusiness over migrant workers and supervised the government crackdown on sweatshops.
From Longman Business Dictionaryagribusinessag‧ri‧busi‧ness /ˈægrɪˌbɪznəs/ noun [uncountable] FARMINGfarming using modern methods and equipment, considered as a businessThe influence of agribusiness is felt throughout the Third World.
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