agricultural


agricultural
[[t]æ̱grɪkʌ̱ltʃərəl[/t]]
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1) ADJ: usu ADJ n Agricultural means involving or relating to agriculture.

Farmers struggling for survival strip the forests for agricultural land.

...corn and other agricultural products.

2) ADJ: usu ADJ n An agricultural place or society is one in which agriculture is important or highly developed.

Large families are more common in traditional agricultural societies than in cities.


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