The practice or profession of keeping and caring for bees.
See Also: beekeeper

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  • beekeeping — bee|keep|ing [ bi,kipıŋ ] noun uncount the activity of raising BEES and collecting their HONEY ╾ bee|keep|er noun count …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • beekeeping — UK [ˈbiːˌkiːpɪŋ] / US [ˈbɪˌkɪpɪŋ] noun [uncountable] the activity of raising bees and collecting their honey Derived word: beekeeper noun countable Word forms beekeeper : singular beekeeper plural beekeepers …   English dictionary

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