Definition of agribusiness in English:


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


[mass noun]
  • 1Agriculture conducted on strictly commercial principles.
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    • 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.
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    • 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.
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    • 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.

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