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"craftsman" in British English

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craftsmannoun [C]

uk   /ˈkrɑːfts.mən/  us   /ˈkræfts-/ (plural -men uk   /-mən/ us   )
(Definition of craftsman from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"craftsman" in American English

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craftsmannoun [C]

 us   /ˈkræfts·mən/ (plural craftsmen  /ˈkræfts·mən, -ˈmen/ or craftswomen  /ˈkræftsˌwɪm·ən/ ) (female craftswoman,  /ˈkræftsˌwʊm·ən/ )
a ​person who is ​skilled in doing or making something
(Definition of craftsman from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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craftsmannoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈkrɑːftsmən/ (plural craftsmen)
a ​person who is ​skilled, especially someone who makes things by ​hand: master/skilled craftsman Highly ​skilled craftsmen, such as weavers, were ​replaced by ​machines and ​unskilledlabour.
(Definition of craftsman from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “craftsman”
in Chinese (Simplified) 工匠,匠人, 手艺人…
in Turkish zanaatkâr, usta, mahir kişi…
in Russian искусный мастер, ремесленник…
in Chinese (Traditional) 工匠,匠人, 手藝人…
in Polish rzemieślnik…
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