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"workmanlike" in British English

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workmanlikeadjective

uk   /ˈwɜːk.mən.laɪk/ us   /ˈwɝːk.mən.laɪk/
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workmanlikeadjective

us   /ˈwɜrk·mənˌlɑɪk/
done with skill: The soft-spoken Congressman has carried out his duties in workmanlike fashion .
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"workmanlike" in Business English

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workmanlikeadjective

uk   /ˈwɜːkmənlaɪk/ us  
approving skilful and careful: He has impressed people by his workmanlike approach.
showing an acceptable level of skill but no great ability or style: As to the food, it is good, solid, workmanlike stuff; not showy, and certainly not ambitious, but good enough. This was a workmanlike performance and I know we can do better.
(Definition of workmanlike from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “workmanlike”
in Chinese (Simplified) 技术娴熟的, 能工巧匠般的, 技艺平平的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 技術純熟的, 能工巧匠般的, 技藝平平的…
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“workmanlike” in Business English

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