collective farm
noun Date: 1925 a farm especially in a Communist country formed from many small holdings collected into a single unit for joint operation under governmental supervision

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  • collective farm — ► NOUN ▪ a jointly operated amalgamation of several smallholdings, especially one owned by the state …   English terms dictionary

  • collective farm — noun a farm operated collectively • Hypernyms: ↑collective • Hyponyms: ↑kibbutz, ↑kolkhoz * * * noun, pl ⋯ farms [count] : a farm that is run by several farmers and controlled by the government * * * colˌlective ˈfarm [collective farm …   Useful english dictionary

  • collective farm — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms collective farm : singular collective farm plural collective farms a farm that is run by the people who work there but is owned by the government …   English dictionary

  • collective farm — Synonyms and related words: arable land, barnyard, barton, cattle ranch, chicken farm, collectivism, collectivity, collegiality, common ownership, communal effort, communion, communism, community, cooperation, cooperative society, cotton… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • collective farm — (esp. 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. [1915 20] * * * Russian kolkhoz. In the former Soviet Union, a cooperative agricultural enterprise operated on… …   Universalium

  • collective farm — {n.} A large government run farm made by combining many small farms. * /The Russian farmers used to live on collective farms./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • collective farm — {n.} A large government run farm made by combining many small farms. * /The Russian farmers used to live on collective farms./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • collective\ farm — noun A large government run farm made by combining many small farms. The Russian farmers used to live on collective farms …   Словарь американских идиом

  • collective farm — col.lective farm n a large farm that is owned by the government and controlled by the farm workers …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • collective farm — noun (C) a large farm that is owned by the government and controlled by the farm workers …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • collective farm — collec′tive farm′ n. gov (esp. in Communist countries) a farm, or a number of farms organized as a unit, worked by a community under the supervision of the state • Etymology: 1915–20 …   From formal English to slang

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