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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.
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sharecropping

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

sharecropping

[ˈʃɛəˌkrɒpɪŋ] N (esp US) → aparcería f
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If the farmer is a share-cropper, the land owner also receives GHS1,000,' he added.
ELDERLY share-cropper Khalil Ahmed Arain was stirring sugarcane juice with a five-foot ladle in a small village of lower Sindh district.
When slavery was outlawed in rural areas of the country, a share-cropper system was created to keep blacks tied to the land and indebted to the landowner and therefore remaining slaves de facto.
The vocabulary is on the higher reading level end for a picture book - allowing for language complex enough to fully, unflinchingly capture the weight of Hamer's struggles from her childhood born to poor share-cropper parents, to her ascent to marching with Dr.
So long as she is the CM, we have nothing to fear," 42-year-old Sahadeb Parui, a share-cropper in Memari, about two kilometres off the Kolkata-Durgapur Expressway, had told Gulf News.
BORN COUNTRY: HOW FAITH, FAMILY, AND MUSIC BROUGHT ME HOME tells of Owen's rural Alabama roots, share-cropper farm heritage, and his experiences with superstar status and how he held on to his Christian values through it all.
WALKER EVANS'S IMAGE OF Allie Mac Burroughs, a share-cropper's wife whose tautly drawn lips attest to the torments of the Great Depression, is perhaps more famous than the 1941 book in which it appears.
In the 19th-century South, a poor, illiterate black boy, the son of a share-cropper, finds his life changed when his father, who goes hunting each night with the family dog, Sounder, is accused of stealing a ham.
The company, also possibly owned by the TV channel, will provide a 'share-cropper' type recording deal for roughly the next 5-7 years that will make the late great Stelios Kazantsides turn in his grave.
THE blues man was the son of a share-cropper and he worked on the chain gangs and he picked cotton in faded denim dungarees, his fingers and his nails hard, as his voice and his guitar expressed the passion of his people in the Mississippi delta.
* Immigrant workers, living share-cropper lives in company trailers, most of them afraid to complain because their papers were not entirely in order.
Lundy, son of a share-cropper and husband of Calumet heiress Lucille Wright, was in charge from 1982 until 1991, when the famous Kentucky stud farm was purchased at auction by Henryk de Kwiatkowski.