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collective farm

noun

  1. (especially in the Soviet Union) a farm, or a number of farms organized as a unit, worked by a community under the supervision of the state.


collective farm

noun

  1. (chiefly in Communist countries) a farm or group of farms managed and owned, through the state, by the community Russian namekolkhoz


collective farm

  1. In socialist or communist countries, such as the former Soviet Union , a collective is a cooperative association of farmers who work land owned by the state but who own most of their own farm implements.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of collective farm1

First recorded in 1915–20

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Example Sentences

An aggressive period of collectivization between 1929 and 1932, when the government forced farmers to give up their individual lands and join collective farms, sparked violent opposition.

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One of his neighbors, Niko Mchetkishvili, 58, said the last job he had was at a collective farm back 1990s.

The place was a ruin; literally, the pig sty of a collective farm.

Women constituted about 43 percent of the industrial and 57.5 percent of the collective farm labor forces.

Collective farm associations are organized for various types of specialized production.

The collective farm cannot limit the number of members who may participate in the work.

Not all the collective farm members participate in the work of the collective.

Mechanized work on farms is carried on by permanent teams composed of agricultural mechanics and collective farm members.

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