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landless

adjective uk   /ˈlænd.ləs/ us  
used to refer to people who do not have any land for farming or who are prevented from owning the land that they farm by the economic system or by rich people who own a lot of land: landless labourers/peasants
Translations of “landless”
in Chinese (Traditional) 沒有土地的,沒有田地的, 不准擁有土地的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 没有土地的,没有田地的, 不准拥有土地的…
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