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farming

[ fahr-ming ]
/ ˈfɑr mɪŋ /
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noun
the business of operating a farm.
the practice of letting or leasing taxes, revenue, etc., for collection.
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Origin of farming

First recorded in 1545–55; farm + -ing1

OTHER WORDS FROM farming

self-farming, nounun·farm·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for farming

farming
/ (ˈfɑːmɪŋ) /

noun
  1. the business, art, or skill of agriculture
  2. (as modifier)farming methods
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