Meaning of “miner” in the English Dictionary

"miner" in British English

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minernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈmaɪ.nər/ us /ˈmaɪ.nɚ/

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

"miner" in American English

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minernoun [ C ]

us /ˈmɑɪ·nər/

a person who works in a mine

(Definition of “miner” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"miner" in Business English

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minernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈmaɪnər/ us

NATURAL RESOURCES a person who works in a mine:

Six miners were trapped underground.
a coal/gold miner
miners [ plural ]

STOCK MARKET shares in mining companies (= companies that operate mines):

Blue-chip miners were badly affected by Friday's sharp drop in copper prices.

(Definition of “miner” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)