crop failure

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  • crop failure — noun the failure of crops to produce a marketable surplus • Hypernyms: ↑failure …   Useful english dictionary

  • Crop diversity — is the variance in genetic and phenotypic characteristics of plants used in agriculture. Crops may vary in seed size, branching pattern, in height, flower color, fruiting time, or flavor. They may also vary in less obvious characteristics such as …   Wikipedia

  • failure — n. 1) to experience failure 2) an abject, complete, dismal, hopeless, miserable, outright failure 3) a box office; crop failure 4) heart failure 5) a power failure 6) a failure to + int. (the patient s failure to respond to treatment was… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • failure — noun 1 LACK OF SUCCESS (C, U) a lack of success in achieving or doing something: How can we account for the failure of the League of Nations to achieve peace in Europe? | end/result in failure: Harry s ambitious plans ended in failure. 2… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • crop — [[t]krɒ̱p[/t]] ♦♦♦ crops, cropping, cropped 1) N COUNT Crops are plants such as wheat and potatoes that are grown in large quantities for food. → See also cash crop Rice farmers here still plant and harvest their crops by hand... The main crop is …   English dictionary

  • 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… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 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… …   English dictionary

  • failure — [[t]fe͟ɪljə(r)[/t]] ♦♦ failures 1) N UNCOUNT Failure is a lack of success in doing or achieving something, especially in relation to a particular activity. This policy is doomed to failure... Three attempts on the British 200 metre record also… …   English dictionary

  • 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 …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • failure — noun Etymology: alteration of earlier failer, from Anglo French, from Old French faillir to fail Date: 1643 1. a. omission of occurrence or performance; specifically a failing to perform a duty or expected action < failure to pay the rent on time …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • failure — noun 1) the failure of the assassination attempt Syn: lack of success, nonfulfillment, defeat, collapse, foundering Ant: success 2) all his schemes had been a failure Syn: fiasco, debacle …   Thesaurus of popular words

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