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"carpenter" in British English

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carpenternoun [C]

uk   /ˈkɑː.pɪn.tər/ us   /ˈkɑːr.pɪn.t̬ɚ/
a person whose job is making and repairing wooden objects and structures
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(Definition of carpenter from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"carpenter" in American English

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carpenternoun [C]

us   /ˈkɑr·pən·tər/
a person whose job is making and repairing wooden objects and structures
(Definition of carpenter from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"carpenter" in Business English

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carpenternoun [C]

uk   /ˈkɑːpəntər/ us  
a person whose job is making and repairing wooden objects and structures: A self-employed boat repairer and carpenter, he had difficulty getting a mortgage.
(Definition of carpenter from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “carpenter”
in Korean 목수…
in Arabic نَجّار…
in Malaysian tukang kayu…
in French charpentier, ière, menuisier/-ière…
in Russian плотник…
in Chinese (Traditional) 木匠, 木工…
in Italian falegname…
in Turkish marangoz, doğramacı, dülger…
in Polish stolarz…
in Spanish carpintero, -a…
in Vietnamese thợ mộc…
in Portuguese carpinteiro…
in Thai ช่างไม้…
in German der Zimmermann…
in Catalan fuster, -a…
in Japanese 大工…
in Chinese (Simplified) 木匠, 木工…
in Indonesian tukang kayu…
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