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sharecropper

noun [C]     /ˈʃeəˌkrɒp.ər/ US  /ˈʃerˌkrɑː.pɚ/ mainly US
a farmer who rents land and who gives part of his or her crop as rent Farmers and farm workers sharecropping     /-ˌkrɒp.ɪŋ/ US  /-ˌkrɑː.pɪŋ/ noun [U] US
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