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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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His worries are that sugar cane factory owners haven't paid the just sugar cane rate to the landowner on whose land he is working as a share cropper.
Fannie Lou Hamer was a share cropper who grew up mere miles from the Eastland estate.
An inept thief known to the police as the yellow shirt bandit with inevitable consequence of arrest, Liston was one of 25 children born to a brutal Arkansas share cropper.
A sub-target of 8% is also prescribed for lending to small and marginal farmers including landless agricultural labourers, tenant farmers, oral lessees and share croppers.
There were also voices of discontent as share croppers are neither eligible for getting back land nor any compensation from the government.
Linked to NFL's Value Chain initiative, NFL has also worked for improving the life of its share croppers by installing three reverse osmosis water filtration plants in the vicinity of chili growing locations in order to provide them clean and safe drinking water.
7 million landless agriculture workers and share croppers in five districts of Sindh( Thatta, Dadu, Badin, Mirpurkhas and Umerkot).
The Creek Nation majority was made up of half-blood, full-blood Creek and African descendants which tended to make up the majority of the rural Oklahoma population and the dubious economic status of tenant farmers and share croppers.
They partake, Brown believes, of black oral traditions whose singers and audiences were initially roustabouts, convicts, and share croppers.
One of 11 children, born to poor Arkansas share croppers, Campbell was proud of his Scottish roots, loved golf and even mastered the bagpipes.