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1. Chiefly Upper Midwest A farmer.
2. Granger Chiefly Northeastern US A member of the Grange.


(Historical Terms) US a farmer


(ˈgreɪn dʒər)

1. Northwestern U.S. a farmer.
2. (cap.) a member of the Grange.
[1125–75; Old French grangier. See grange, -er2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.granger - a person who operates a farmgranger - a person who operates a farm  
contadino - an Italian farmer
creator - a person who grows or makes or invents things
agriculturalist, agriculturist, cultivator, grower, raiser - someone concerned with the science or art or business of cultivating the soil
apiarist, apiculturist, beekeeper - a farmer who keeps bees for their honey
dairy farmer, dairyman - the owner or manager of a dairy
arboriculturist, tree farmer, forester - someone trained in forestry
plantation owner, planter - the owner or manager of a plantation
rancher - a person who owns or operates a ranch
smallholder - a person owning or renting a smallholding
small farmer - a farmer on a small farm
sower - someone who sows
stock farmer, stock raiser, stockman - farmer who breed or raises livestock
tenant farmer - a farmer who works land owned by someone else
tiller - someone who tills land (prepares the soil for the planting of crops)


Bauer m, → Farmer m
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Following the models of Ake and Dehuan (International Journal of Financial Research, 2010) and Ake and Ognaligui (International Journal of Business and Management, 2010), we analyzed a model with economic and financial variables which seeks to examine Granger causality in all variable groups.
Granger (1969) fue el primero en proponer un test de causalidad, bajo el criterio de que el futuro no puede afectar al pasado, sino que en cualquier caso podria ser al reves.