Definition of agricultural in English:

agricultural

adjective

  • Relating to agriculture.

    ‘agricultural land’
    ‘an agricultural worker’
    • ‘It is also close to a primary school, agricultural land and a restored lakeland region.’
    • ‘It has set up a subgroup to look at the effect of modern intensive agricultural methods on the environment.’
    • ‘Land claims have been made on about five million hectares of agricultural land in the province.’
    • ‘Once houses are put up it will be near to impossible to reclaim that land for agricultural use.’
    • ‘There was, in fact, no clear distinction between agricultural and industrial workers.’
    • ‘The original planning consent for the Selby mines would have seen the land restored to agricultural use.’
    • ‘Hundreds of acres of agricultural land have been rendered barren for want of water.’
    • ‘She used the rest of the seed capital to invest in a small plot of agricultural land.’
    • ‘Gwanya says a major problem is the prices farmers are asking for agricultural land.’
    • ‘The report forecasts that the demand for workers in the agricultural sector will decline.’
    • ‘The base facilities are scattered over a wide area of what appears to be agricultural land.’
    • ‘Frank had a great affinity with the land and all things agricultural and was a progressive farmer.’
    • ‘He has said on oath in front of me that his present activities are devoted to restoring this land to agricultural use.’
    • ‘In few areas, however, have satisfactory alternative agricultural uses for the land been found.’
    • ‘When they came to England they were only allowed to be miners, hospital workers or agricultural workers.’
    • ‘You can see tree plantations all over the place with small agricultural strips of land and a few houses.’
    • ‘Has their access to agricultural land and capital in rural and urban areas improved?’
    • ‘His whole farm is a testament to the rich agricultural heritage of Gloucestershire.’
    • ‘She has also called for more tools to kick-start agricultural and small livestock farming.’
    • ‘Prime exports such as olive oil and wine fell in value and previously used agricultural land fell into disuse.’
    farm, farming, agrarian
    farmed, farm, agrarian, cultivated, tilled, productive
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Pronunciation

agricultural

/ˌæɡrəˈkəltʃ(ə)rəl//ˌaɡrəˈkəlCH(ə)rəl/