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handicraft

noun [C usually plural]
 
 
/ˈhændɪkrɑːft/ ( also handcraft) PRODUCTION
a product that is made by hand rather than by using a machine: The huge market, which runs from December 1-30, is noted for superb local food specialities and handicrafts.
Translations of “handicraft”
in Spanish artesanía…
in French travail manuel…
in German die Handarbeit…
in Chinese (Traditional) 手工藝, 手工藝品…
in Russian ремесло, рукоделие…
in Turkish el becerisi, el sanatı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 手工艺, 手工艺品…
in Polish rękodzieło…
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