Pronunciation: (brôt'on', -ôn'), [key]
—adj. Chiefly South Midland U.S.
1. made or bought outside the community, as a commercially manufactured product.
2. (of a person) not belonging to the community; outside: They hired themselves a brought-on man from Michigan.
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