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English noun: agriculture

1. agriculture (act) a large-scale farming enterprise


Synonymsagribusiness, factory farm


Broader (hypernym)business, business enterprise, commercial enterprise

2. agriculture (act) the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock


Synonymsfarming, husbandry


Broader (hypernym)cultivation


Narrower (hyponym)animal husbandry, aquiculture, arboriculture, dairy farming, dairying, gardening, horticulture, hydroponics, mixed farming, planting, ranching, strip cropping, subsistence farming, tank farming, tree farming, truck farming


Part holonymharvest, harvest time, tilling


Domain category membersbroadcast, carry, crop, cultivate, cultivate, cultivation, disk, farm, feed, fertilise, fertilize, grow, harrow, hoe, inseminate, overcrop, overcultivate, plough, plow, produce, raise, reseed, ridge, seed, smut, sow, sow, sow in, thrash, thresh, till, turn, work

3. Agriculture (group) the federal department that administers programs that provide services to farmers (including research and soil conservation and efforts to stabilize the farming economy); created in 1862


SynonymsAgriculture Department, Department of Agriculture, USDA


Broader (hypernym)executive department

4. agriculture (group) the class of people engaged in growing food


Broader (hypernym)class, social class, socio-economic class, stratum









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