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Meaning of “tailor” in the English Dictionary

"tailor" in American English

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tailornoun [C]

 us   /ˈteɪ·lər/
  • tailor noun [C] (CLOTHES MAKER)

someone whose ​job is to make, ​repair, and ​adjustclothes

tailorverb [T]

 us   /ˈteɪ·lər/
  • tailor verb [T] (ADJUST)

to ​adjust something to ​suit a ​particular need or ​situation: Their ​services are tailored to ​clients’ ​needs.
(Definition of tailor from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"tailor" in Business English

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tailorverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈteɪlər/
COMMERCE to make something specially so that it is ​right for a particular ​person, ​organization, or ​purpose: tailor sth for sb/sth You have to tailor ​applicationletters for each ​job you ​apply for.tailor sth to sb/sth The ​company is tailoring its ​services to ​specificindustrialsectors.tailor sth to sb's needs Some of the best ​growthprospects lie in tailoring ​products to ​customers' ​needs.tailor sth to do sth A ​financialadvisor can tailor a ​product to ​fit each person's circumstances.
tailored
adjective
They prefer a tailored ​approach. Tax ​havensincreasinglyaim to ​providespecific tailored ​benefits for ​users.
(Definition of tailor from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tailor”
in Korean 재단사…
in Arabic خَيّاط, تَرزي (مِصر)…
in Malaysian tukang jahit…
in French tailleur, couturière…
in Russian портной…
in Chinese (Traditional) 裁縫…
in Italian sarto…
in Turkish terzi…
in Polish kraw-iec/cowa…
in Spanish sastre…
in Vietnamese thợ may…
in Portuguese alfaiate…
in Thai ช่างตัดเสื้อ…
in German der/die Schneider(in)…
in Catalan sastre, -essa…
in Japanese テーラー, 仕立て屋…
in Chinese (Simplified) 裁缝…
in Indonesian penjahit…
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