noun/nombre (plural -ries)(British English/inglés británico)
- 1.1 countable/numerable [Agric] (farm) granja (feminine) porcina, criadero (masculine) de cerdos or (in Andes, River Plate also/en Andes, Río de la Plata también) de chanchos; (pigsty) pocilga (feminine), chiquero (masculine) (Latin America/América Latina)More example sentences1.2 uncountable/no numerable (greediness) [colloquial/familiar] glotonería (feminine)
More example sentences
- That said, of course the other area of factory farming is intensive piggeries, and broiler farms.
- Mr Nielsen, who runs a piggery and asparagus farm, claimed he had been unable to harvest 30 per cent of his asparagus, worth $1 million, due to a shortage of pickers.
- Its annoyance results in the reduction of milk and or meat production in dairy, poultry and piggery farms.
- The club secretary remained calm in the face of this assault on male chauvinist piggery.
- Good news on the pedometer - I should probably keep using mine, since I keep lapsing into moments of utter piggery.
- You're oblivious to the piggery of it.
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Every year the charitable Fundación Príncipe de Asturias makes eight awards in various categories. They are presented by the Príncipe de Asturias, the heir to the Spanish throne, in the Asturian city of Oviedo. The prize includes a monetary reward of 50,000 euros and a sculpture by the Catalan artist Joan Miró. Winners have included: the writers Umberto Eco and Mario Vargas Llosa; the politicians Nelson Mandela and Yasser Arafat; the organization Médecins sans Frontières; the scientist Stephen Hawking; and the golfer Severiano Ballesteros.