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"farmer" in British English

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farmernoun [C]

uk   /ˈfɑː.mər/  us   /ˈfɑːr.mɚ/
A2 someone who owns or takes care of a farm: a dairy/sheep farmer

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"farmer" in American English

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farmernoun [C]

 us   /ˈfɑr·mər/
a person who owns or takes care of a farm
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"farmer" in Business English

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farmernoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈfɑːmər/
someone who owns or runs a farm, especially as a business: Local farmers say they are being forced off their land to make way for developers. a prosperous sheep farmer Small Central American farmers find it difficult to compete with US rice growers.
(Definition of farmer from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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