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noun [countable] farm pronunciation in British English /fɑː(r)m/
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  1. 1
    an area of land used for growing crops or keeping animals
    on a farm: Patrick worked on a neighbouring farm.
    1. a.
      [only before noun] used on, or belonging to, a farm
      farm workers/labourers
      farm buildings/machinery/implements
      farm animals/produce
  2. 3
    a farmhouse
    Visitors often came to the farm at weekends.
  3. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    4
    a place involved in mass production to maximize profit at the expense of quality or other ethical considerations
    We don't want to get a dog from a puppy farm as the animals are often treated badly.
    Submitted from United Kingdom on 10/04/2014 15:48:00

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