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fallow

Pronunciation: /ˈfæləʊ/

Translation of fallow in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [land/field] en barbecho to lie fallow estar* en barbecho
    Example sentences
    • The Council of Agriculture has designated 2,000 hectares of fallow farmland for the growing of biomass crops including canola, soybeans and sunflowers next year, officials said yesterday.
    • Starting in the 1930s the betterment schemes forced families into villages and turned their farmland to grazing or left it to lie fallow.
    • Space between his mangos was let to lie fallow for most of the year, planting vegetables between them when the rains came.

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