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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 ​takescare of a ​farm: a ​dairy/​sheep farmer

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(Definition of farmer from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"farmer" in American English

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farmernoun [C]

 us   /ˈfɑr·mər/
a ​person who ​owns or ​takescare of a ​farm
(Definition of farmer from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"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)
Translations of “farmer”
in Arabic مُزارِع…
in Korean 농부…
in Portuguese fazendeiro, -a, agricultor…
in Catalan pagès, -esa, granger…
in Japanese 農家, 農場経営者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 农场主, 养殖场主, 农人…
in Turkish çiftçi, rençper…
in Russian фермер…
in Chinese (Traditional) 農場主, 養殖場主, 農人…
in Italian coltivatore, -trice, agricoltore…
in Polish rolni-k/czka, farmer/ka…
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