Definition of agribusiness in English:

agribusiness

Line breaks: agri|busi¦ness
Pronunciation: /ˈaɡrɪbɪznəs
 
/

noun

[mass noun]
1Agriculture conducted on strictly commercial principles.
More example sentences
  • With the rise of commercial agriculture and agribusiness, farmers have vastly increased their use of pesticides, with devastating results.
  • China and Brazil have already signed a commercial accord covering agribusiness, technology, construction and natural resources.
  • He teaches courses in principles of agribusiness management and human resource management in small businesses.
1.1 [count noun] An organization engaged in agribusiness.
More example sentences
  • With $30.9 billion in assets, CoBank specializes in financing for agribusinesses and Farm Credit associations, as well as rural communications, energy, and water systems.
  • Other Illinois farmers, Illinois agribusinesses and local communities in which we do business share our concerns.
  • They must then market these programs so that producers, agribusinesses, consumers, and politicians will appreciate and support future endeavors.
2The group of industries dealing with agricultural produce and services required in farming.
More example sentences
  • Other industries in which Victoria is a major national player include financial services, agribusiness, food processing and tourism.
  • Agriculture is a prominent industry in Arkansas with diverse agricultural production and agribusiness entities in all geographical regions.
  • But health services, agribusiness and bio-tech are among its leading economic sectors today.

Definition of agribusiness in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day hypnopompic
Pronunciation: ˌhipnəˈpämpik
adjective
relating to the state immediately preceding waking up...