Meaning of agricultural in English:

agricultural

Pronunciation /aɡrɪˈkʌltʃərəl/

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adjective

  • 1Relating to agriculture.

    ‘agricultural land’
    • ‘an agricultural worker’
    • ‘Land claims have been made on about five million hectares of agricultural land in the province.’
    • ‘Gwanya says a major problem is the prices farmers are asking for agricultural land.’
    • ‘She has also called for more tools to kick-start agricultural and small livestock farming.’
    • ‘Hundreds of acres of agricultural land have been rendered barren for want of water.’
    • ‘Has their access to agricultural land and capital in rural and urban areas improved?’
    • ‘Frank had a great affinity with the land and all things agricultural and was a progressive farmer.’
    • ‘You can see tree plantations all over the place with small agricultural strips of land and a few houses.’
    • ‘The report forecasts that the demand for workers in the agricultural sector will decline.’
    • ‘She used the rest of the seed capital to invest in a small plot of agricultural land.’
    • ‘It is also close to a primary school, agricultural land and a restored lakeland region.’
    • ‘The base facilities are scattered over a wide area of what appears to be agricultural land.’
    • ‘Once houses are put up it will be near to impossible to reclaim that land for agricultural use.’
    • ‘His whole farm is a testament to the rich agricultural heritage of Gloucestershire.’
    • ‘It has set up a subgroup to look at the effect of modern intensive agricultural methods on the environment.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The original planning consent for the Selby mines would have seen the land restored to agricultural use.’
    • ‘There was, in fact, no clear distinction between agricultural and industrial workers.’
    • ‘Prime exports such as olive oil and wine fell in value and previously used agricultural land fell into disuse.’
    • ‘He has said on oath in front of me that his present activities are devoted to restoring this land to agricultural use.’
    farm, farming, agrarian
    farmed, farm, agrarian, cultivated, tilled, productive
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  • 2British informal (in a sporting context) clumsy.

    • ‘Keith took an agricultural swing at the ball’
    • ‘Pietersen has a highly idiosyncratic technique, based on an early lunge on to the front foot and a somewhat agricultural swing of the blade.’
    • ‘It has to be played with skill and timing and confidence, otherwise it will look like a low-grade "agricultural shot".’
    • ‘The cricket has been agricultural this morning, but at last England are starting to connect wood on willow.’
    • ‘Diganta's wicket brought Frank to the crease, and, in his usual agricultural style, immediately went after the bowling.’
    • ‘Philander then dances down the track, aims an agricultural heave and is stumped!’