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English definition of “workmanship”

workmanship

noun [U]     /ˈwɜːk.mən.ʃɪp/ US  /ˈwɝːk-/
the skill with which something was made or done: shoddy/fine workmanship The workmanship which went into some of these pieces of furniture was truly remarkable.Skill, talent and ability
(Definition of workmanship noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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