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share·crop·per

 (shâr′krŏp′ər)
n.
A tenant farmer who gives a share of the crops raised to the landlord in lieu of rent.

sharecropper

(ˈʃɛəˌkrɒpə)
n
1. (Agriculture) chiefly US a farmer, esp a tenant farmer, who pays over a proportion of a crop or crops as rent
2. (Professions) chiefly US a farmer, esp a tenant farmer, who pays over a proportion of a crop or crops as rent

share•crop•per

(ˈʃɛərˌkrɒp ər)

n.
a tenant farmer who pays as rent a share of the crop.
share′crop`, v.t., v.i. -cropped, -crop•ping.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sharecropper - small farmers and tenantssharecropper - small farmers and tenants    
agricultural laborer, agricultural labourer - a person who tills the soil for a living
Translations

sharecropper

[ˈʃɛəˌkrɒpəʳ] N (esp US) → aparcero/a m/f, mediero/a m/f (Mex)

sharecropper

[ˈʃɛərkrɒpər] nmétayer/ère m/fshare earnings npldividendes mpl
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According to the BB data, a total of 1,19,803 sharecroppers have got benefits till now in the current financial year 2017-2018.
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Meanwhile the powers that be have imposed strict moral laws and de-humanizing indignities onto "dark-skinned sharecroppers.
They provided cheap labor for white farmers, who promised the black sharecroppers half the cotton crop in exchange for their work.
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Women who had previously worked as domestics and sharecroppers secured jobs through CDGM as teachers and support staff and earned higher wages.
Jones, who was born in the southern US state of Alabama in 1899, was the daughter of sharecroppers and granddaughter of slaves.
An African-American born to Alabama sharecroppers, who grew up attending segregated schools, Lewis' commitment to justice and nonviolence earned him beatings from state troopers--and many years later, the Medal of Freedom from America's first African-American President.
According to Vanity Fair, "Levy's show does for today's coal miners what Walker Evans did for the sharecroppers and tenant farmers in the Dust Bowl.
Both Sharecroppers and landlords are approached in this research as active agents capable of shaping and transforming their identities and power relations intersected by contextual realities, like, for example, ties of kinship and caste-rivalries.
Historians, classicists, and scholars of religion consider such topics as society and settlement from 146 to 44 BCE, freed-persons and things in 1 Corinthians, sharecroppers and subsistence farming in Corinthian historical context, how a land bridge framed the commercial economy of Roman Corinth, religion and magic in Roman Corinth, and gendered inequalities in the early empire.