Translation of peasant in Spanish:


campesino, n.

Pronunciation /ˈpɛz(ə)nt//ˈpɛz(ə)nt/


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    campesino masculine
    campesina feminine
    (population) (before noun) campesino
    (population) (before noun) rural
    the Peasants' Revolt la revuelta del campesinado
    • a peasant farmer un pequeño agricultor
    • of peasant stock de origen campesino
    • peasant woman campesina
    • He has directed policies that have resulted in the driving of millions of poor peasants from their land.
    • Some poorer peasants sold their land as soon as their ownership was confirmed, and then went to the towns in search of work.
    • Labour tenants, intent on salvaging some of their status as peasants, were often reluctant workers.
    • The victims were from a group of poor peasants who had occupied a 49-acre plot of land.
    • The black majority were reduced to impoverished peasants and landless labourers.
    • It was no longer divided between the small élite of landowners and a mass of peasants and the poor.
    • The peasants have become poorer and the working class has been exploited to the point where the worker is almost a slave.
    • The peasants and poor suffered an unbearable reduction in their standard of living during the war.
    • Noble, bourgeois, and peasant alike associated status with exemption from public demands.
    • As a result, poor peasants might find themselves paying their dues to a wealthy peasant, and never see the lord at all.
    • It was also true that the country was still poor and that the life of a peasant was hard.
    • A tan face signifies the status of a lowly peasant who has worked in the fields all her life.
    • Poor peasants can be easily persuaded to plant the crop - either by fists full of dollars or guns to the temple.
    • The chickpea was certainly used by the Romans, but regarded as a food for peasants and poor people.
    • When the workers, urban poor and peasants want things from such a bourgeoisie they have to fight for them.
    • They set out the next day and at evening approached a small hut from which a poor peasant emerged.
    • They were short of land, monopolized as it was by capitalist farmers and aged peasants.
    • In the countryside peasants began organising to seize land and to withhold rent.
    • You know a lot of farmers and peasants cannot use a sword, but most of them are familiar with crossbows.
    • Lula has also raised calls for radical land reform to assist peasants and the rural poor.
  • 2derogatory

    (uncultured person)
    ordinario masculine
    ordinaria feminine
    palurdo masculine
    palurda feminine