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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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farmerfarm‧er /ˈfɑːmə $ ˈfɑːrmər/ ●●● S2 W2 noun [countable]  TABOsomeone who owns or manages a farm
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farmerInstead, farmers would get a guaranteed but dwindling federal payment over each of the next seven years.U.S. farmers sold the world about $ 50 billion in farm goods last year, much of it genetically engineered.Mr MacSharry's plan, therefore, is to direct income support towards smaller farmers.Most of us were subsistence farmers.However, at times farmers have been their own worst enemies.It was a system that worked and might be attractive to farmers in stock areas.Federal subsidies are still given to tobacco farmers.
From Longman Business Dictionaryfarmerfarm‧er /ˈfɑːməˈfɑːrmər/ noun [countable] FARMINGa person who owns or manages a farmGovernment subsidies to farmers have been reduced.a sheep farmerThere’s a farmers’ market (=a market where farmers sell, vegetables, meat, eggs etc) in the village every month. tenant farmer