agro-industry


agro-industry
agro-industrial, agroindustrial /ag'roh in dus"tree euhl/, adj.agro-industrialist, agroindustrialist, n.
/ag"roh in'deuh stree/, n., pl. agro-industries.
the large-scale production, processing, and packaging of food using modern equipment and methods. Also, agroindustry.
[1965-70]

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Universalium. 2010.

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