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tailornoun [C]

uk   /ˈteɪ.lər/  us   /-lɚ/
someone whose job is to repair, make, and adjust (= make changes to) clothes, especially someone who makes jackets, trousers, coats, etc. for men

tailorverb [T]

uk   /ˈteɪ.lər/  us   /-lɚ/
to make or prepare something following particular instructions
Translations of “tailor”
in Arabic خَيّاط, تَرزي (مِصر)…
in Korean 재단사…
in Malaysian tukang jahit…
in French tailleur, couturière…
in Turkish terzi…
in Italian sarto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 裁縫…
in Russian портной…
in Polish kraw-iec/cowa…
in Vietnamese thợ may…
in Spanish sastre…
in Portuguese alfaiate…
in Thai ช่างตัดเสื้อ…
in German der/die Schneider(in)…
in Catalan sastre, -essa…
in Japanese テーラー, 仕立て屋…
in Indonesian penjahit…
in Chinese (Simplified) 裁缝…
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