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husbandry

Saltos de línea: hus|band¦ry
Pronunciación: /ˈhʌzbəndri
 
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Definición de husbandry en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
1The care, cultivation, and breeding of crops and animals: all aspects of animal husbandry
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • They have opened the way to a new phase in the history of agriculture, animal breeding and husbandry.
  • First off, I don't really know all that much about animal breeding, husbandry, land use or butchery, and am bound to make a lot of mistakes.
  • This included sound nutrition based on good crop husbandry and spacious accommodation combined with good stockmanship, skills which he had learnt through his family background in cattle farming in the UK.
Sinónimos
farm management, farming, agriculture, land management, agronomy, agronomics, agribusiness, cultivation, tillage;
2Management and conservation of resources: low borrowing demonstrates astute husbandry of resources
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • For a country legendary for thrift and good husbandry, this is a disgraceful display of profligacy.
  • This performance depends on, you guessed it, good husbandry of the economy.
  • I have attempted to ask the council why no pruning and general husbandry has taken place but have received no reply on this issue.
Sinónimos
conservation, careful management, good housekeeping, economy, thrift, thriftiness, frugality;

Origen

Middle English: from husband in the obsolete sense 'farmer' + -ry; compare with husbandman.

Words that rhyme with husbandry

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