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American English: /fɑrm/
British English: /fɑːm/

Translation of farm in Spanish:


intransitive verb

  • ser agricultor ( or ganadero)

transitive verb

  • (cattle)
    Example sentences
    • He farmed some land, growing much of what my mother served our family at dinner time.
    • Together she and her husband farmed the ranch land, and she bore seven children.
    • In 1903, one hundred years ago, most people in Ireland lived in the countryside, farmed the land, cultivated the food they ate and had very little extra money.
    Example sentences
    • Like all farmed livestock, salmon are regularly checked by veterinarians and occasionally require the use of licensed medicines.
    • Two of them were game farms and the rest were used to farm crops and livestock.
    • These movement restrictions apply to all farmed livestock within that area.

Phrasal verbs

farm out

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
1.1 (contract out, delegate)
(work) (a terceros)
they farm the work out to other firms
encargan el trabajo a otras empresas
subcontratan a otras empresas para hacer el trabajo
1.2 (children)they had to farm the children out to friends
tenían que pedirle a algún amigo que les cuidara a los niños

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