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"miner" in British English

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minernoun [C]

uk   /ˈmaɪ.nər/  us   /-nɚ/
C1 a ​person who ​works in a mine: a coal miner

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

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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   us   /ˈmaɪnər/
NATURAL RESOURCES a ​person who ​works in a mine: Six miners were trapped underground. a coal/​gold miner
miners [plural] STOCK MARKET shares in miningcompanies (= ​companies that ​operatemines): Blue-chip miners were badly affected by Friday's ​sharpdrop in copper ​prices.
(Definition of miner from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “miner”
in Arabic عامِل في مَنْجَم…
in Korean 광부…
in Portuguese mineiro, -a, minerador…
in Catalan miner, -a…
in Japanese 鉱夫…
in Chinese (Simplified) 矿工…
in Turkish madenci…
in Russian горняк, шахтер…
in Chinese (Traditional) 礦工…
in Italian minatore…
in Polish górnik…
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