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bricklayernoun [C]

uk   /ˈbrɪkˌleɪ.ər/ us   /ˈbrɪkˌleɪ.ɚ/ UK informal brickie
a person who builds walls or buildings using bricks, especially as a job
bricklaying
noun [U] uk   /ˈbrɪkˌleɪ.ɪŋ/ us   /ˈbrɪkˌleɪ.ɪŋ/
Bricklaying is a skilled job.
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bricklayernoun [C]

us   /ˈbrɪkˌleɪ·ər/
a person whose job is building walls or buildings using bricks
(Definition of bricklayer from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bricklayer”
in Arabic بَنّاء…
in Korean 벽돌공…
in Portuguese pedreiro, -a, assentador…
in Catalan paleta…
in Japanese れんが職人, れんが工…
in Chinese (Simplified) 砌砖工, 瓦工…
in Turkish duvar/tuğla ustası, duvarcı…
in Russian каменщик…
in Chinese (Traditional) 砌磚工, 瓦工…
in Italian muratore…
in Polish murarz…
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