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Meaning of “craft” in the English Dictionary

"craft" in British English

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craftnoun

uk   /krɑːft/  us   /kræft/
  • craft noun (SKILL)

B2 [C or U] (plural crafts) skill and ​experience, ​especially in ​relation to making ​objects; a ​job or ​activity that ​needsskill and ​experience, or something ​produced using ​skill and ​experience: the craft of ​furniture making/​sewing/​glassblowing political/​literary craft rural/​ancient/​traditional crafts craft ​workers (= ​skilledworkers)

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  • craft noun (VEHICLE)

[C] (plural craft) a ​vehicle for ​travelling on ​water or through the ​air: naval/​civilian/​patrol/​rescue craft 18 craft (= ​boats) set out in the ​race.

craftverb [T often passive]

uk   /krɑːft/  us   /kræft/
(Definition of craft from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"craft" in American English

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craftnoun

 us   /kræft/
  • craft noun (SKILL)

[C/U] skill in ​knowing how to do or make something, or a ​job or ​activityneeding such ​skill: [U] He ​talked about the craft of writing ​popularfiction. [C] I ​love to do all ​kinds of crafts and ​sewing.
  • craft noun (TRANSPORT)

[C] (plural craft) a ​boat, ​aircraft, or ​spacecraft
(Definition of craft from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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