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metayer

(ˌmɛtəˈjeɪ)
n
(Historical Terms) a tenant farmer who cultivates land under the metayage system
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There have been slaves first everywhere, then metayers; and we have the half-crop system, rent, and day laborers.
Graffard said: "I didn't make a hatful of Classic entries back in February but she'd already done a really nice piece of work and I talked to Bertrand [Le Metayer, who bought Channel] and told him I thought it was worth putting her in.
Bertrand Le Metayer, the owner's representative, said: "It is the first generation bred by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa al Thani at his French stud.
"A lot of the centers, including mine, have identified a lot of chemicals that are associated with diseases in children," said Catherine Metayer, an epidemiologist who directs research into children's leukemia at University of California at Berkeley through the federal program.
The etiology of childhood leukemia is largely unknown, although there is increasing evidence that environmental determinants may play a major role (Metayer et al.
Sylvia Metayer, CEO for corporate services worldwide at Sodexo, noted that while the situation had vastly improved over the past couple of years, many organisations were still putting themselves at a "strategic weakness" by not improving the number of women working for them.
Pflugerville Council Member Rudy Metayer was also surprised.
This year's agenda boasts yet another impressive line-up of speakers across a wide range of industries and career accomplishments, such as Hind Alowais, vice president, International Participants, Expo2020; Osman Sultan, CEO, Du; Sylvia Metayer, CEO, Corporate Services Worldwide Sodexo; Sheikh Hussein Al-Banawi, chairman and CEO, Banawi Industrial Group (BIG); and Mariah Idrissi, the first hijab wearing model in an international fashion campaign, to name a few.
Manto will compete with Bi Gan's Long Day's Journey into Night , Andrea Bescond and Eric Metayer's Little Tickles , French-Morrocan director Meyem Benm'Barek's Sofia and Ali Abbasi's Border , among others.
Metayer et al., "SMAD4-related familial juvenile polyposis syndrome with colon cancer," Cancer Genomics and Proteomics, vol.