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Meaning of “workman” in the English Dictionary

"workman" in British English

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workmannoun [C]

uk   /ˈwɜːk.mən/  us   /ˈwɝːk-/ (plural -men uk   /-mən/ us   )
a man who uses ​physicalskill and ​especially his ​hands in his ​job or ​trade: The workmen who are ​fixing the ​plumbing/​windows/​roof have ​lefttheirtools behind.
(Definition of workman from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"workman" in American English

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workmannoun [C]

 us   /ˈwɜrk·mən/ (plural -men  /-mən/ )
a man who uses ​physicalskill and ​especially his ​hands in doing his ​job
(Definition of workman from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"workman" in Business English

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workmannoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈwɜːkmən/ (plural workmen)
a man whose ​job involves ​physicalwork, such as ​building or digging: Crews of workmen ​shifted the ​tons of mud and boulders which had ​fallen onto the road.
(Definition of workman from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “workman”
in Arabic عامِل…
in Korean 일꾼…
in Portuguese operário…
in Catalan obrer…
in Japanese 作業員…
in Chinese (Simplified) 手艺人, 工匠…
in Turkish işçi…
in Russian рабочий…
in Chinese (Traditional) 手藝人, 工匠…
in Italian lavoratore, operaio…
in Polish robotnik…
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