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craft

noun uk   /krɑːft/ us    /kræft/

craft noun (SKILL)

B2 [C or U] (plural crafts) skill and experience, especially in relation to making objects; a job or activity that needs skill and experience, or something produced using skill and experience: the craft of furniture making/sewing/glassblowing political/literary craft rural/ancient/traditional crafts craft workers (= skilled workers)

craft noun (VEHICLE)

[C] (plural craft) a vehicle for travelling on water or through the air: naval/civilian/patrol/rescue craft 18 craft (= boats) set out in the race.

craft

verb [T often passive] uk   /krɑːft/ us    /kræft/
to make objects, especially in a skilled way: These bracelets were crafted by Native Americans. a beautifully crafted silver brooch
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