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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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smallholdingsmall‧hold‧ing /ˈsmɔːlˌhəʊldɪŋ $ ˈsmɒːlˌhoʊld-/ noun [countable]  British EnglishTA a piece of land used for farming, that is smaller than an ordinary farm
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smallholdingHe said that there would be preference funding for smallholdings.Some of the farms have been split up into smallholdings.Farming, especially mixed smallholding, needs to be viewed in its interlocking whole.Steve and Gillian out of New Order live on some kind of smallholding.Some villagers, those with capital, established rubber smallholdings, or grew other crops for the market.Our cottage stood in a field at the opposite end of the village from the smallholding the Guérigny family used to work.The smallholding you've just signed for?
From Longman Business Dictionarysmallholdingsmall‧hold‧ing /ˈsmɔːlˌhəʊldɪŋˈsmɒːlˌhoʊld-/ noun [countable] British EnglishFARMING a piece of land used for farming that is smaller than an ordinary farmSome of the larger farms have been split up into smallholdings.smallholder noun [countable]organic foods produced by small-scale farmers and smallholders
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