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tailornoun [C]

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

someone whose job is to make, repair, and adjust clothes

tailorverb [T]

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

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

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tailorverb [T]

uk   /ˈteɪlər/ us  
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 application letters for each job you apply for.tailor sth to sb/sth The company is tailoring its services to specific industrial sectors.tailor sth to sb's needs Some of the best growth prospects lie in tailoring products to customers' needs.tailor sth to do sth A financial advisor can tailor a product to fit each person's circumstances.
tailored
adjective
They prefer a tailored approach. Tax havens increasingly aim to provide specific 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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