adjective Date: 1940 of or relating to production (as of power for industry and water for irrigation) for both industrial and agricultural purposes

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  • agro-industry — ˈagro ˌindustry noun [uncountable] FARMING COMMERCE agriculture and food production seen as an industry: • The region has excellent potential for investment in mining, tourism, and agro industry. * * * agro industry UK US noun [U] COMMERCE ► …   Financial and business terms

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