Definition of 'miner'
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The Chilean miner said that production for this year would be at the lower end of its original forecast. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Now is a good time to reduce holdings in bullion and buy some gold miners. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Making coal mining safer would only injure coal miners. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The big iron ore miners are increasingly pessimistic. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It also picks up protection money from illegal gold miners. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Gold miners did better after production exceeded forecasts. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There is a fear former miners and unionists may try to disrupt the funeral by chanting and hanging offensive banners. The Sun (2013)The rescue of the Chilean miners was a vindication of collective hope over adversity. Times, Sunday Times (2010)So why did the Chilean miners not turn on each other? Times, Sunday Times (2010)But for the time being they are displaying the toughness and calm typical of Chilean miners. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The coal miner fretted because he couldn't cope with the new technology. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Where precious metal went, gold and silver miners followed. Times, Sunday Times (2014) FORMER miner is in charge of transport. The Sun (2015)A group of former miners from the northeast joined the protest. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Good news for western companies selling consumer goods there; less favourable for miners supplying iron ore and copper. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The biggest London-listed miner of precious metals said that high silver and gold prices could remain for the foreseeable future. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The London-listed miner is facing a tax fight on two fronts after a sudden deterioration in its previously cordial relationship with the government. Times, Sunday Times (2016)IT was heartwarming to see the trapped Chilean miners being rescued. The Sun (2010) London-listed miners have the fewest women occupying senior positions of any such companies in the world, according to PwC. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They used to feed miners and their families at a nearby cricket club and I used to pay for the food once a week. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'miner'
British English: miner /ˈmaɪnə/ NOUN
A miner is a person who works underground in mines in order to obtain minerals such as coal, diamonds, or gold.
My father was a miner.
- American English: miner
- Arabic: مُعَدِّن
- Brazilian Portuguese: mineiro
- Chinese: 矿工
- Croatian: rudar
- Czech: horník
- Danish: minearbejder
- Dutch: mijnwerker
- European Spanish: minero
- Finnish: kaivostyöläinen
- French: mineur mine
- German: Bergarbeiter
- Greek: ανθρακωρύχος
- Italian: minatore
- Japanese: 炭坑労働者
- Korean: 광부
- Norwegian: gruvearbeider
- Polish: górnik
- European Portuguese: mineiro
- Romanian: miner
- Russian: шахтер
- Spanish: minero
- Swedish: gruvarbetare
- Thai: คนงานเหมือง
- Turkish: madenci
- Ukrainian: шахтар
- Vietnamese: thợ mỏ
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