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share·crop

 (shâr′krŏp′)
v. share·cropped, share·crop·ping, share·crops
v.intr.
To work as a sharecropper.
v.tr.
To work (land) or grow (crops) as a sharecropper.

sharecropping

(ˈʃɛəˌkrɒpɪŋ)
n
(Agriculture) US the practice of cultivating farmland as a sharecropper
Translations

sharecropping

[ˈʃɛəˌkrɒpɪŋ] N (esp US) → aparcería f
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He disputed with the mechanism of share cropping saying a lack of regulation on part of the government was working to the detriment of the peasants.
Some of his material on the development of share cropping in Oklahoma, and the appeal of socialism to Oklahoma farmers, will be of interest to scholars outside of the field of Native American history.
Even at the most basic level of on-farm production, rural areas cannot be divided neatly into landlords and their tenants, who either cultivate the farms of a landlord on a share cropping basis or else work on it as agricultural labourers.