Definition of 'crop'
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It produces a reliable crop of large berries. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The first major auction of this year 's crop was held last week after a poor year for growers. The Sun (2016)Many gardeners prune straight after harvest, then they can prune any branches damaged by a heavy crop of fruit. The Sun (2016)I can't wait to get cracking on next year 's crop and see what that might bring. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He impresses as a football pundit on TV and would undoubtedly command the respect of the current crop of England players. The Sun (2016)Opinion differs as to what the significance of all this hair cropping is. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They were replaced with either crops or grazing land for livestock. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The result was a very large crop of wheat and corn. Secrets of the Soil (1990)They just grew commodity crops and received fixed prices for their milk and corn in return. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The crop of young people not in education or employment is festering. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Plant breeders are also helping by introducing disease resistance in crops like potatoes. The Sun (2012)The two world wars inevitably produced a huge crop of memorable maps. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You only have to look at the current crop of players in his squad. The Sun (2012)They are noisy and eat fruit crops so they are seen as a nuisance. The Sun (2015)This will put back any nutrients taken by your crops. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Players raise virtual crops and animals and buy farm equipment. The Sun (2011)It will have its first heavy crop this year. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The flint paths give way to cropped grass and there is an absence of fences. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The countryside is now so wet that crops cannot be harvested. Times, Sunday Times (2008)What message is he sending the present crop of players on which he is reliant? Times, Sunday Times (2013)His skull showed pink through the closely cropped hair. BomberOthers with poor soil might use the land for industrial crops. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Growing annual grain crops such as wheat over lengthy periods inevitably leads to soil damage. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The crop is just beginning to flourish. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But this is only a crop for people who are prepared to take quite a bit of trouble. Planning the Organic Vegetable Garden (1986)The bad weather has also hurt the corn crop, which has driven up inflation. Christianity Today (2000)As the party managers selected the cream of the crop, the group would dissolve. THE GUARDSMEN (2004)A large part of their effort was devoted to growing subsistence crops, mainly corn. America Past and Present (1995)She said of the new crop: 'I cut all my hair off two days ago. The Sun (2013)France had a petite crop and parts of Spain were way below normal... and so it goes on. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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British English: crop /krɒp/ NOUN
Crops are plants such as wheat and potatoes that are grown in large quantities for food.
Farmers here still plant their crops by hand.
- American English: crop
- Arabic: مَحْصُول
- Brazilian Portuguese: colheita
- Chinese: 农作物
- Croatian: usjev
- Czech: plodina
- Danish: afgrøde
- Dutch: gewas
- European Spanish: cultivo
- Finnish: vilja
- French: cultures
- German: Feldfrucht
- Greek: συγκομιδή
- Italian: raccolto
- Japanese: 農作物
- Korean: 농작물
- Norwegian: avling
- Polish: uprawa
- European Portuguese: colheita
- Romanian: recoltă
- Russian: урожай
- Spanish: cosecha
- Swedish: skörd
- Thai: ผลผลิต
- Turkish: ürün
- Ukrainian: сільськогосподарська культура
- Vietnamese: cây trồng
British English: crop VERB
When a plant crops, it produces fruits or parts which people want.
Although these vegetables adapt well to our temperate climate, they tend to crop poorly.
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