Definitions

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  • noun UK A person who owns or runs a smallholding.
  • noun US A small slaveholder, a person who owns a smallholding.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a person owning or renting a smallholding

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Examples

  • Malawi is one example of successful investment in smallholder farmers, helping them gain access to seeds and fertilizers.

    Food Security: What Did Experts Consider at Rome Meeting?

  • If donors will match that successful effort with similar pooled support in areas such as smallholder agriculture, primary education, primary health, family planning and infrastructure, Africa's leaders can do the rest.

    Jeffrey Sachs: Millennium Goals, Five Years to Go

  • If donors will match that successful effort with similar pooled support in areas such as smallholder agriculture, primary education, primary health, family planning and infrastructure, Africa's leaders can do the rest.

    Jeffrey Sachs: Millennium Goals, Five Years to Go

  • If donors will match that successful effort with similar pooled support in areas such as smallholder agriculture, primary education, primary health, family planning and infrastructure, Africa's leaders can do the rest.

    Jeffrey Sachs: Millennium Goals, Five Years to Go

  • If donors will match that successful effort with similar pooled support in areas such as smallholder agriculture, primary education, primary health, family planning and infrastructure, Africa's leaders can do the rest.

    Jeffrey Sachs: Millennium Goals, Five Years to Go

  • If donors will match that successful effort with similar pooled support in areas such as smallholder agriculture, primary education, primary health, family planning and infrastructure, Africa's leaders can do the rest.

    Jeffrey Sachs: Millennium Goals, Five Years to Go

  • The goal in this research, he said, is to provide food security by increasing economic returns to "smallholder" farming households who depend on rain-fed agriculture.

    High Plains Journal: Ag News

  • The goal in this research, he said, is to provide food security by increasing economic returns to "smallholder" farming households who depend on rain-fed agriculture.

    High Plains Journal: Ag News

  • The farmer is Aunt Eliza’s old boy-friend and the smallholder is their son Ransome.

    The Murder of Busy Lizzie

  • Family business operations such as smallholder farms and shops employed about 90 percent of Mozambique’s labour force, the bank said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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