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English definition of “workmanlike”


adjective     /ˈwɜːkmənlaɪk/
approving skilful and careful : He has impressed people by his workmanlike approach .
showing an acceptable level of skill but no great ability or style : As to the food , it is good, solid , workmanlike stuff ; not showy , and certainly not ambitious , but good enough. This was a workmanlike performance and I know we can do better .
(Definition of workmanlike adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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