Meaning of AGRICULTURE in English

AGRICULTURE

/ ˈægrɪkʌltʃə(r); NAmE / noun

[ U ] the science or practice of farming :

The number of people employed in agriculture has fallen in the last decade.

►  agri·cul·tural / ˌægrɪˈkʌltʃərəl; NAmE / adjective :

agricultural policy / land / production / development

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WORD ORIGIN

late Middle English : from Latin agricultura , from ager , agr- field + cultura growing, cultivation.

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