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Pronunciation of Farm: Learn how to pronounce Farm in English correctly

Learn how to say Farm correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word farm:

an area of land and its buildings, used for growing crops and rearing animals:
a farm of 100 acres
[as modifier]:
farm workers
a farmhouse:
a half-timbered farm
[with modifier] a place for breeding a particular type of animal or producing a specified crop:
a fish farm
[with modifier] a place devoted to producing or promoting something:
an energy farm
1 [no object] make one’s living by growing crops or keeping livestock:
he has farmed organically for years
[with object] use (land) for growing crops and rearing animals:
marshes are being drained in order to farm the land
[with object] breed or grow (a type of livestock or crop) commercially:
ostriches are farmed in South Africa and Australia
(as adjective farmed)
farmed salmon
2 [with object] (farm someone/thing out) send out or subcontract work to others:
it saves time and money to farm out some writing work to specialized companies
arrange for a child to be looked after by someone, usually for payment:
the babies are farmed out for five years
dated send a sports player temporarily to another team in return for a fee:
he was farmed out in 1938 and ’39 and came back for two games in 1940
3 [with object] historical allow someone to collect and keep the revenues from (a tax) on payment of a fee:
the customs had been farmed to the collector for a fixed sum

from farm to fork (or table)

used to refer to the various processes in the food chain from agricultural production to consumption:
a catering industry initiative that allows certified traceability of fresh meat and eggs from farm to fork
[as modifier]:
each of these countries has farm-to-fork legislation
chiefly US used to refer to locally grown or produced food:
[as modifier]:
in San Francisco, farm-to-fork eating is a year-round affair



Middle English: from Old French ferme, from medieval Latin firma ‘fixed payment’, from Latin firmare ‘fix, settle’ (in medieval Latin ‘contract for’), from firmus ‘constant, firm’; compare with firm2. The noun originally denoted a fixed annual amount payable as rent or tax; this is reflected in farm (sense 3 of the verb), which later gave rise to ‘to subcontract’ (farm (sense 2 of the verb)). The noun came to denote a lease, and, in the early 16th century, land leased for farming. The verb sense ‘grow crops or keep livestock’ dates from the early 19th century