Definition of acreage in English:

acreage

noun

  • An area of land, typically when used for agricultural purposes, but not necessarily measured in acres.

    ‘a 35% increase in net acreage’
    • ‘Because the ground is so dry, he can sow only half of his acreage each year.’
    • ‘Using insecticides to kill these bugs is about the only solution for any sizable acreage.’
    • ‘Our mentor in organic farming has a large small grain acreage, with some of the fields having small rocks.’
    • ‘Ninety-two percent of this acreage is now in the twelve western states, except Hawaii.’
    • ‘Further, the co-op would increase acreage and invest in plants for the long term.’
    • ‘In a nation where a wealthy handful own half the farm acreage, land reform has been a major fuse for national turmoil.’
    • ‘The cooperative has grown and thrives despite diminishing farm acreage across the country.’
    • ‘Pembrokeshire's arable acreage had increased on the back of buoyant prices last summer.’
    • ‘Develop a simple field map with acreage, crop, and any irrigation restrictions.’
    • ‘She wishes to have certainty as to the price to be paid and does not wish the price to be geared to a measurement of acreage.’
    • ‘In a brief time, large agricultural acreage can be subdivided into tracts of suburban housing.’
    • ‘This might include some form of direct subsidy, tied to acreage or land quality.’
    • ‘To stay competitive growers must introduce new hybrids to their acreage on a regular basis.’
    • ‘It paid farmers to take acreage out of cultivation and to reduce livestock herds.’
    • ‘The numerous options may include a flat fee and/or a fee based on participating acreage.’
    • ‘Now when a grower calls in an order, the data disk shows exact field locations and acreage.’
    • ‘Eastern thornless blackberries have increased in price and acreage in Ohio in recent years.’
    • ‘Tennessee had the largest total acreage of farm land and crop land, and North Carolina had the least.’
    • ‘When our planted acreage had increased to about 7 acres we began looking for our own farm.’
    • ‘The payments are guaranteed provided they rent land of the same acreage and ensure its upkeep.’
    dimensions, measurements, proportions, magnitude, largeness, bigness, bulk, area, expanse, square footage, footage
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Pronunciation

acreage

/ˈāk(ə)rij//ˈeɪk(ə)rɪdʒ/