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tradesman

noun [C]     /ˈtreɪdz.mən/ (plural -men   /-mən/   )
mainly UK someone who buys and sells goods, especially someone who owns a shop: Local tradesmen are objecting to plans for a big new out-of-town shopping centre.People who buy thingsTraders, merchants and entrepreneursTraders, merchants and entrepreneursPeople who sell thingsPeople who buy thingsPeople who sell thingsTraders, merchants and entrepreneurs someone who works in a trade that needs skill at using your hands, usually in the building industryWorkers in general
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