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noun [countable]     peasant pronunciation in British English
/ˈpez(ə)nt/
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  1. 1
    someone who works on another person’s farm or on their own small farm. This word is used mainly about people in poor countries or people in history
  2. 2
    offensive an insulting word for someone who does not know how to behave well in social situations or who is badly educated
 
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