Meaning of “electrician” in the English Dictionary

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"electrician" in British English

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electriciannoun [ C ]

uk /ˌɪl.ekˈtrɪʃ.ən/ us /ˌɪl.ekˈtrɪʃ.ən/

Examples

  • The electrician has diagnosed a fault in the wiring.
  • You'd better get a qualified electrician to sort this out - you don't some amateur messing around with your electrics.

Examples from literature

  • Many kinds of workers, including researchers, electricians, mechanics, and cooks, live at Scott Base. 

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

"electrician" in American English

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electriciannoun [ C ]

us /ɪˌlekˈtrɪʃ·ən/

a person who puts in and maintains wires which carry electricity into a building

(Definition of “electrician” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"electrician" in Business English

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electriciannoun [ C ]

uk /ɪˌlekˈtrɪʃən/ us

a person who puts in and checks electrical wires etc.:

For the past year, he has worked as an electrician at a plant in Manchester.

(Definition of “electrician” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)