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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A collective farm or settlement owned by its members in modern Israel.

Usage examples (35)
  • LAMB: Define three things: the word kibbutz, kibbutzim and kibbutznik.
  • A root with a similar meaning, kibits, survives in modern Hebrew in the word kibbutz and the verb, to gather.
  • FRANKEL: A kibbutz is a communal, originally agricultural, collective.
  • As I explained in my last post, the kibbutz is a thoroughly socialist place. for more
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  • When the "kibitz" (gossip) about the poor standards of the "kibbutz" (a commune in Israel) reached the elders, improvements were finally made.
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