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  • 1 crop — [krɒp ǁ krɑːp] noun [countable] FARMING 1. a plant such as wheat, rice, or fruit that is grown by farmers in order to be eaten or used in industry: • The main crop in China is rice. • the cotton crop 2. the amount of wheat, rice, fruit etc that… …

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  • 2 crop — I UK [krɒp] / US [krɑp] noun Word forms crop : singular crop plural crops ** 1) a) [countable] a plant grown for food, usually on a farm That year, crop failure led to widespread famine. They re all out planting the crops today. the possible… …

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  • 3 crop — crop1 [ krap ] noun ** 1. ) count a plant grown for food, usually on a farm: That year, crop failure led to widespread famine. They re all out planting the crops today. the possible health risks posed by genetically modified crops cash crop… …

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  • 4 bumper — [[t]bʌ̱mpə(r)[/t]] bumpers 1) N COUNT Bumpers are bars at the front and back of a vehicle which protect it if it bumps into something. ● PHRASE: v link PHR, PHR n, PHR after v If traffic is bumper to bumper, the vehicles are so close to one… …

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  • 5 crop — 1 noun (C) 1 a plant such as wheat, rice, or fruit that is grown by farmers, especially in order to be eaten: The main crop in China is rice. | Most of the land is used for growing crops. | crops being harvested in September 2 the amount of wheat …

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  • 6 crop*/ — [krɒp] noun I 1) [C] a plant that is grown for food They re all out planting the crops today.[/ex] Japan bought large amounts of rice overseas because of a crop failure (= the crops did not grow).[/ex] 2) [C] the amount of crops that are grown in …

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  • 7 bumper — bump|er1 [ bʌmpər ] noun count a long thin bar of metal or plastic attached to the front or back of a vehicle, designed to protect it if it hits anything bumper bump|er 2 [ bʌmpər ] adjective only before noun bigger or more successful than usual …

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  • 8 crop — 1. noun 1) some farmers lost their entire crop Syn: harvest, year s growth, yield; fruits, produce 2) a bumper crop of mail Syn: batch, lot, assortment, selection, collection, supply …

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  • 9 Crop over — (formerly called Harvest Home ), is a traditional harvest festival which began in Barbados, having had its early beginnings on the sugar cane plantations during the colonial period. The crop over tradition began in 1688, and featured singing,… …

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  • 10 crop — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 plants grown for food ADJECTIVE ▪ agricultural ▪ cash, commercial, export ▪ Most farmers now produce cash crops such as coffee and tobacco for the export market. ▪ …

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  • 11 New Year's Day — For other uses, see New Year s Day (disambiguation). New Year s Day Observed by Users of the Gregorian calendar and others Significance The first day of the Gregorian year Date January 1 Celebrations …

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  • 12 Agriculture and Food Supplies — ▪ 2007 Introduction Bird flu reached Europe and Africa, and concerns over BSE continued to disrupt trade in beef. An international vault for seeds was under construction on an Arctic island. Stocks of important food fish species were reported… …

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  • 13 Economic Affairs — ▪ 2006 Introduction In 2005 rising U.S. deficits, tight monetary policies, and higher oil prices triggered by hurricane damage in the Gulf of Mexico were moderating influences on the world economy and on U.S. stock markets, but some other… …

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  • 14 Bangladesh — /bahng gleuh desh , bang /, n. republic in S Asia, N of the Bay of Bengal: a member of the Commonwealth of Nations; a former province of Pakistan. 125,340,261; 54,501 sq. mi. (141,158 sq. km). Cap.: Dhaka. Formerly, East Pakistan. * * *… …

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  • 15 Business and Industry Review — ▪ 1999 Introduction Overview        Annual Average Rates of Growth of Manufacturing Output, 1980 97, Table Pattern of Output, 1994 97, Table Index Numbers of Production, Employment, and Productivity in Manufacturing Industries, Table (For Annual… …

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  • 16 Opium production in Afghanistan — Harvested poppy capsules. Afghanist …

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  • 17 Agriculture — General …

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  • 18 bump|er — «BUHM puhr», noun, adjective, verb. –n. 1. any device that protects against damage by bumping. 2. a bar or bars of metal across the front and back of a car, bus, or truck, that protects it from being damaged if bumped: »Trucks had been observed… …

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  • 19 Shmita — (Hebrew: שמיטה‎, literally release ), also called the Sabbatical Year, is the seventh year of the seven year agricultural cycle mandated by the Torah for the Land of Israel, and still observed in contemporary Judaism. During Shmita, the land is… …

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  • 20 MESOPOTAMIA — The original article in the first edition of the Encyclopaedia Judaica traced Mesopotamian history to its earliest beginnings and provided a detailed survey of Mesopotamian literature and institutions. With the availability of such tools as J.… …

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