Definition of broadacre in English:

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broadacre

Pronunciation: /ˈbrɔːdeɪkə/

adjective

Australian
(Of farming practices or equipment) used in or suitable for large-scale production.
Example sentences
  • They are being totally unreal as to the existing environmental impacts of the resource extraction called broadacre farming.
  • ‘A good autumn break is essential not only for Australia's grain producers, but also for a recovery in pasture production for our broadacre grazing industries,’ he said.
  • She said most people involved in the scheme were broadacre farmers who sought a balance between profitable farming and conservation.
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