Meaning of “tenant farmer” in the English Dictionary


"tenant farmer" in Business English

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tenant farmernoun [ C ]

uk us

PROPERTY a farmer who pays rent to use land owned by someone else:

Millions of farmers in the Philippines are tenant farmers and, on average, they hand over 60-70% of their harvest to their landlord as rent.

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