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AGRICULTURAL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does agricultural mean? 

AGRICULTURAL (adjective)
  The adjective AGRICULTURAL has 2 senses:

1. relating to or used in or promoting agriculture or farming
2. relating to rural matters

  Familiarity information: AGRICULTURAL used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


AGRICULTURAL (adjective)


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Meaning:

Relating to or used in or promoting agriculture or farming

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context examples:

agricultural engineering / modern agricultural (or farming) methods / agricultural (or farm) equipment / an agricultural college

Pertainym:

agriculture (the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock)


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Meaning:

Relating to rural matters

Synonyms:

agrarian; farming; agricultural

Context examples:

an agrarian (or agricultural) society / farming communities

Similar:

rural (living in or characteristic of farming or country life)


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