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"builder" in British English

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buildernoun [C]

uk   /ˈbɪl.dər/  us   /-dɚ/
B1 a ​person whose ​job it is to make ​buildings

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(Definition of builder from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"builder" in Business English

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buildernoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈbɪldər/
a ​person or ​company whose ​job is to ​build things: Local builders and ​craftsmen were ​hired to ​work on the museum's ​restorationproject. a house/​plane/road builder
someone or something that ​creates or develops something: team/community/career builder His ​communicationskills made him a ​highlyeffectiveteam builder and ​mentor.
(Definition of builder from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “builder”
in Arabic بَنّاء…
in Korean 건축인…
in Portuguese construtor, -ora, pedreiro…
in Catalan constructor, -a, paleta…
in Japanese 建築業者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 建筑工人…
in Turkish inşaatçı, yapım işleriyle uğraşan kişi…
in Russian строитель…
in Chinese (Traditional) 建築工人…
in Italian muratore…
in Polish budowlaniec, budowniczy…
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