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sharecroppernoun [C]

uk   /ˈʃeəˌkrɒp.ər/ us   /ˈʃerˌkrɑː.pɚ/ mainly US
a farmer who rents land and who gives part of his or her crop as rent, especially in the past
sharecropping
noun [U] uk   /ˈʃeəˌkrɒp.ɪŋ/ us   /ˈʃerˌkrɑː.pɪŋ/ US
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sharecroppernoun [C]

/ˈʃerˌkrɑp·ər, ˈʃær-/
US history a member of a low social class of farm workers who receive a share of the value of the crop and who must pay the farm owner for seed, tools, food, and a place to live
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sharecroppernoun [C]

uk   /ˈʃeəˌkrɒpər/ us  
a farmer who rents land and who gives part of his or her crop as rent to the land owner: Unfortunately landlords are willing to provide land to poor sharecroppers if they'll grow poppy on it.
sharecropping
noun [U]
Sharecropping was a way of life for many former slaves.
(Definition of sharecropper from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sharecropper”
in Chinese (Simplified) 分成制佃户…
in Chinese (Traditional) 佃農, 佃戶…
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