English - Vietnamese Dictionary
farm /fɑ:m/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- trại, trang trại, đồn điền
- nông trường
- a collective farm: nông trường tập thể
- a state farm: nông trường quốc doanh
- ngoại động từ
- trông nom trẻ em (ở trại trẻ)
farms|farmed|farmingfɑrm /fɑːmThesaurus Dictionary
+workplace consisting of farm buildings and cultivated land as a unit
+be a farmer; work as a farmer
+collect fees or profits
+cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques
Advanced English Dictionary
1 farmstead, farmhouse, grange, homestead, holding; land, farmland, acreage, arable; Brit steading, smallholding, allotment, Scots farm-toun, croft:
My grandfather owns a farm in Yorkshire.
2 buy the farm. die, be killed:
A MIG caught Johnson and he bought the farm.
3 cultivate, work the land, till the soil:
His family has been farming this land for centuries.
4 farm out. contract, subcontract, lease, delegate, let (out):
They cut staff and now farm out much of the work.
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
1 an area of land, and the buildings on it, used for growing crops and/or keeping animals: a 200-acre farm + a farm worker / labourer + farm buildings / machinery + to live / work on a farm
2 the main house on a farm, where the farmer lives
3 (especially in compounds) a place where particular fish or animals are bred: a trout / mink / pig farm
See also - BATTERY FARM, COLLECTIVE FARM, DAIRY, FACTORY FARM, HEALTH FARM, TRUCK FARM, WIND FARM
to use land for growing crops and/or keeping animals: [V] The family has farmed in Kent for over two hundred years. + [VN] They farm dairy cattle. + He farmed 200 acres of prime arable land. + organically farmed produce
Phrasal Verbs: farm sb<->out (to sb) (BrE, disapproving) to arrange for sb to be cared for by other people: Her children were farmed out at an early age to childminders.
farm sb/sth<->out to sb to send out work for other people to do: The company farms out a lot of work to freelancers.
large | little, small | 100-acre, 200-hectare, etc. | neighbouring, next
She lives on the next farm.
| local, nearby, surrounding | isolated, outlying, remote | border | hill | organic | intensive | commercial | factory | model
Ten model farms have been set up to showcase modern production methods.
The area combines a working farm and a farming museum.
| family, home | traditional | private | state | cooperative, collective | arable, livestock, mixed | dairy, fur, stud | fish, fruit, pig, poultry, sheep, trout, turkey, etc.
VERB + FARM
have, own | manage, run | work (at/on)
During the war, few men were left to work the farm. The children had to work on the family farm.
| set up | live at/on | be brought up on | visit
FARM + VERB
The farm lies on the hills above the lake.
| produce sth
a dairy farm producing speciality cheeses
FARM + NOUN
Farm produce, including fruits and grains, was their principal export. farm products such as eggs and vegetables
| animal | labourer, worker | labour | work | manager, owner | management | land
| building | equipment, implements, machinery | policy
the EU farm policy
| subsidies, support
The EU has decided to cut farm subsidies.
village and farm life
| cottage, house
| shop | road, track
at a/the ~
The police are investigating a fire at a farm near Whitby.
| down on the ~
The myth of happy and contented animals down on the farm is now far from the truth.
| on a/the ~
He had lived on that farm all his life.
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