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