fishery

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fish +‎ -ery

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fishery (plural fisheries)

  1. (uncountable) Fishing: the catching, processing and marketing of fish or other seafood.
  2. (countable) A place related to fishing, particularly:
    1. A place where fish or other seafood are caught: a fishing ground.
    2. A place where fish or other seafood are raised: a fish farm.
    3. A place where fish or other seafood are processed: a seafood factory.
  3. (countable) A right to fish in a particular location.
  4. (countable) A fishing company.

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